1.4 About the toolchain documentation

ARM® Compiler contains a suite of documents that describe how to use the tools and provides information on migration from, and compatibility with, earlier toolchain versions.

The toolchain documentation comprises:

Getting Started Guide (ARM DUI 0529) - this document

This document gives an overview of the toolchain and features.

Software Development Guide (ARM DUI 0471)

This document describes how to use the toolchain to develop software to run on ARM architecture-based processors.

See Software Development Guide.

armcc User Guide (ARM DUI 0472)

This document describes how to use the various features of the compiler, armcc. It also provides a detailed description of each armcc command-line option.

See armcc User Guide.

ARM C and C++ Libraries and Floating-Point Support User Guide (ARM DUI 0475)

This document describes the features of the ARM C and C++ libraries and the ARM C microlib, and how to use them. It also describes the floating-point support of the libraries.

See ARM® C and C++ Libraries and Floating-Point Support User Guide.

armasm User Guide (ARM DUI 0473)

This document describes how to use the various features of the assembler, armasm. It also provides a detailed description of each armasm command-line option.

See armasm User Guide.

armlink User Guide (ARM DUI 0474)

This document describes how to use the various features of the linker, armlink. It also provides a detailed description of each armlink command-line option.

See armlink User Guide.

armar User Guide (ARM DUI 0476)

This document describes how to use the various features of the librarian, armar. It also provides a detailed description of each armar command-line option.

See armar User Guide.

fromelf User Guide (ARM DUI 0477)

This document describes how to use the various features of the ELF image converter, fromelf. It also provides a detailed description of each fromelf command-line option.

See fromelf User Guide.

Errors and Warning Reference Guide (ARM DUI 0496)

This document describes the errors and warnings that might be generated by each of the build tools in ARM Compiler.

See Errors and Warnings Reference Guide.

Migration and Compatibility Guide (ARM DUI 0530)

This document describes the differences you must be aware of in ARM Compiler, when migrating your software from earlier toolchain versions, such as ARM RVCT v4.0.

See Migration and Compatibility Guide.

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