Dump GCC Diagnostics

The following command shows you a bounty of information regarding your gcc installation:

gcc -v -x c++ /dev/null -fsyntax-only

For example,

$ gcc -v -x c++ /dev/null -fsyntax-only
Using built-in specs.
Target: i686-apple-darwin11
Configured with: /private/var/tmp/llvmgcc42/llvmgcc42-2336.9~22/src/configure --disable-checking --enable-werror --prefix=/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr/llvm-gcc-4.2 --mandir=/share/man --enable-languages=c,objc,c++,obj-c++ --program-prefix=llvm- --program-transform-name=/^[cg][^.-]*$/s/$/-4.2/ --with-slibdir=/usr/lib --build=i686-apple-darwin11 --enable-llvm=/private/var/tmp/llvmgcc42/llvmgcc42-2336.9~22/dst-llvmCore/Developer/usr/local --program-prefix=i686-apple-darwin11- --host=x86_64-apple-darwin11 --target=i686-apple-darwin11 --with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.2.1
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.2.1 (Based on Apple Inc. build 5658) (LLVM build 2336.9.00)
 /usr/llvm-gcc-4.2/bin/../libexec/gcc/i686-apple-darwin11/4.2.1/cc1plus -quiet -v -imultilib x86_64 -iprefix /usr/llvm-gcc-4.2/bin/../lib/gcc/i686-apple-darwin11/4.2.1/ -D__DYNAMIC__ /dev/null -fPIC -quiet -dumpbase null -mmacosx-version-min=10.7.3 -m64 -mtune=core2 -auxbase null -version -fsyntax-only -o /dev/null -D__private_extern__=extern
ignoring nonexistent directory "/usr/llvm-gcc-4.2/bin/../lib/gcc/i686-apple-darwin11/4.2.1/../../../../i686-apple-darwin11/include"
ignoring nonexistent directory "/usr/include/c++/4.2.1/i686-apple-darwin11/x86_64"
ignoring nonexistent directory "/usr/local/include"
ignoring nonexistent directory "/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr/llvm-gcc-4.2/lib/gcc/i686-apple-darwin11/4.2.1/../../../../i686-apple-darwin11/include"
#include "..." search starts here:
#include <...> search starts here:
 /usr/llvm-gcc-4.2/bin/../lib/gcc/i686-apple-darwin11/4.2.1/include
 /usr/include/c++/4.2.1
 /usr/include/c++/4.2.1/backward
 /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr/llvm-gcc-4.2/lib/gcc/i686-apple-darwin11/4.2.1/include
 /usr/include
 /System/Library/Frameworks (framework directory)
 /Library/Frameworks (framework directory)
End of search list.
GNU C++ version 4.2.1 (Based on Apple Inc. build 5658) (LLVM build 2336.9.00) (i686-apple-darwin11)
    compiled by GNU C version 4.2.1 (Based on Apple Inc. build 5658) (LLVM build 2336.9.00).
GGC heuristics: --param ggc-min-expand=150 --param ggc-min-heapsize=65536
Compiler executable checksum: c5b96c276ea119958f5c4a9b30445fd4
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