Using this book

This book is organized into the following chapters and appendixes:

Chapter 1 Introduction

Read this chapter for an introduction to ADS version 1.2 compilers and libraries.

Chapter 2 C and C++ Compilers

Read this chapter for an explanation of all command-line options accepted by the ARM C and C++ compilers.

Chapter 3 ARM Compiler Reference

Read this chapter for a description of the language features provided by the ARM C and C++ compilers, and for information on standards conformance and implementation details.

Chapter 4 The C and C++ Libraries

Read this chapter for a description of the ARM C and C++ libraries and instructions on re-implementing individual library functions.

Chapter 5 Floating-point Support

Read this chapter for a description of floating-point support in ADS.

Appendix A Via File Syntax

Read this appendix for a description of the syntax for via files. You can use via files to specify command-line arguments to many ARM tools.

Appendix B Standard C Implementation Definition

Read this appendix for information on the ARM C implementation that relates directly to the ISO/IEC C standards requirements.

Appendix C Standard C++ Implementation Definition

Read this appendix for information on the ARM C++ implementation.

Appendix D C and C++ Compiler Implementation Limits

Read this appendix for implementation limits of the ARM C and C++ compilers.

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