ARM® Compiler Getting Started Guide

Version 5.05


Table of Contents

Preface
About this book
Using this book
Glossary
Typographic conventions
Feedback
Other information
1 Overview of ARM® Compiler
1.1 About ARM® Compiler
1.1.1 Summary of ARM® Compiler tools
1.1.2 Host platform support for ARM® Compiler
1.1.3 Standards compliance in ARM® Compiler
1.1.4 Compliance with the ABI for the ARM Architecture (Base Standard)
1.1.5 Supporting software
1.1.6 Important limitations of ARM® Compiler
1.2 ARM architectures supported by the toolchain
1.3 ARM® Compiler support on 64-bit host platforms
1.3.1 Considerations when using the 64-bit linker
1.3.2 Changing to the 64-bit linker (standalone product)
1.4 About the toolchain documentation
1.5 Licensed features of ARM® Compiler
1.6 GCC compatibility provided by ARM® Compiler
1.7 Toolchain environment variables
1.7.1 Environment variables used by the toolchain
1.7.2 TMP and TMPDIR environment variables for temporary file directories
1.8 Portability of source files between hosts
1.9 About specifying Cygwin paths in compilation tools on Windows
1.10 Rogue Wave documentation
1.11 Further reading
2 Getting Started with the Compilation Tools
2.1 About the ARM compilation tools
2.2 Methods of specifying command-line options
2.2.1 Special characters on the command line
2.2.2 Rules for specifying command-line options
2.2.3 Order of options on the command line
2.2.4 Precedence of command-line options when using them in a text file
2.2.5 Autocompletion of command-line options
2.3 The ARM compiler command
2.4 The ARM linker command
2.5 The ARM assembler command
2.6 The fromelf image converter command
A Getting Started Guide Document Revisions
A.1 Revisions for Getting Started Guide

List of Figures

1-1 Rogue Wave HTML documentation
2-1 A typical tool usage flow diagram

List of Tables

1-1 Environment variables used by the toolchain
A-1 Differences between Issue J and Issue K
A-2 Differences between Issue I and Issue J
A-3 Differences between issue H and issue I
A-4 Differences between Issue F and Issue H
A-5 Differences between Issue E and Issue F
A-6 Differences between Issue D and Issue E
A-7 Differences between Issue C and Issue D
A-8 Differences between Issue A and Issue B

Release Information

Document History
Issue Date Confidentiality Change
A 28 May 2010 Non-Confidential ARM Compiler v4.1 Release
B 30 September 2010 Non-Confidential Update 1 for ARM Compiler v4.1
C 28 January 2011 Non-Confidential Update 2 for ARM Compiler v4.1 Patch 3
D 30 April 2011 Non-Confidential ARM Compiler v5.0 Release
E 29 July 2011 Non-Confidential Update 1 for ARM Compiler v5.0
F 30 September 2011 Non-Confidential ARM Compiler v5.01 Release
G 29 February 2012 Non-Confidential Document update 1 for ARM Compiler v5.01 Release
H 27 July 2012 Non-Confidential ARM Compiler v5.02 Release
I 31 January 2013 Non-Confidential ARM Compiler v5.03 Release
J 27 November 2013 Non-Confidential ARM Compiler v5.04 Release
K 10 September 2014 Non-Confidential ARM Compiler v5.05 Release

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