Compiling and viewing
The Eiffel Compiler line mode command ec has many options, as you can see from the tables below. It may be helpful to think of any one ec command as either a command to compile or a command to view software text.
You can get details of the usage and options of the ec command by executing the command with the -help option.
The usage and options display gives you information about which options are valid in a particular command context.