The following paragraphs cover just a handful of the most basic features of the GNU compiler and linker&#151a complete treatment simply isn’t possible in such a limited forum. The hope is that you’ll find enough information here to both convince yourself to give GNU a try in a current or future embedded project, and to help make sure that your initial GNU experience is a positive one. After that, you’ll want to consult the official GNU documentation for a more complete list of capabilities.