ARM® Compiler Migration and Compatibility Guide

Version 5.05


Table of Contents

Preface
About this book
Using this book
Glossary
Typographic conventions
Feedback
Other information
1 Overview of Compatibility
1.1 Compatibility between ARM Compiler versions
2 Configuration information for different versions of the ARM compilation tools
2.1 FlexNet versions supported
2.2 GCC versions emulated
2.3 Cygwin versions supported
3 Migrating from ARM Compiler v5.04 to v5.05
3.1 Compatibility of ARM Compiler v5.05 with legacy objects and libraries
3.2 Compatibility of code compiled with C++11 with code compiled with C++03
3.2.1 Use of C++11 with the ARM C++ Standard Libraries
3.3 Compiler changes between ARM Compiler v5.04 and v5.05
3.3.1 C++ name mangling differences in ARM Compiler v5.05
4 Migrating from ARM Compiler v5.03 to v5.04
4.1 Compatibility of ARM Compiler v5.04 with legacy objects and libraries
4.2 Documentation changes between ARM Compiler v5.03 and v5.04
5 Migrating from ARM Compiler v5.02 to v5.03
5.1 Compatibility of ARM Compiler v5.03 with legacy objects and libraries
5.2 Compiler changes between ARM Compiler v5.02 and v5.03
5.3 Documentation changes between ARM Compiler v5.02 and v5.03
6 Migrating from ARM Compiler v5.0 to v5.01 or later
6.1 Compatibility of ARM Compiler v5.01 with legacy objects and libraries
6.2 General changes between ARM Compiler v5.0 and v5.01 or later
6.3 Documentation changes between ARM Compiler v5.0 and v5.01 or later
7 Migrating from ARM Compiler v4.1 Patch 3 or later to v5.0
7.1 Compatibility of ARM Compiler v5.0 with legacy objects and libraries
7.2 General changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 Patch 3 or later and v5.0
7.3 Compiler changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 Patch 3 or later and v5.0
7.4 Linker changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 Patch 3 or later and v5.0
7.5 Documentation changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 Patch 3 or later and v5.0
8 Migrating from ARM Compiler v4.1 build 561 to v4.1 Patch 3 or later
8.1 Compatibility of ARM Compiler v4.1 Patch 3 with legacy objects and libraries
8.2 C and C++ library changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 build 561 and v4.1 Patch 3 or later
9 Migrating from ARM Compiler v4.1 to v4.1 build 561
9.1 Compatibility of ARM Compiler v4.1 build 561 with legacy objects and libraries
9.2 Compiler changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 and v4.1 build 561
9.3 Linker changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 and v4.1 build 561
9.4 Assembler changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 and v4.1 build 561
9.5 C and C++ library changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 and v4.1 build 561
9.6 fromelf changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 and v4.1 build 561
9.7 Documentation changes between ARM Compiler v4.1 and v4.1 build 561
10 Migrating from RVCT v4.0 to ARM Compiler v4.1
10.1 General changes between RVCT v4.0 and ARM Compiler v4.1
10.2 Compiler changes between RVCT v4.0 and ARM Compiler v4.1
10.3 Linker changes between RVCT v4.0 and ARM Compiler v4.1
10.4 Assembler changes between RVCT v4.0 and ARM Compiler v4.1
10.5 C and C++ library changes between RVCT v4.0 and ARM Compiler v4.1
11 Migrating from RVCT v3.1 to RVCT v4.0
11.1 Default --gnu_version changed from 303000 (GCC 3.3) to 402000 (GCC 4.2)
11.2 General changes between RVCT v3.1 and RVCT v4.0
11.3 Changes to symbol visibility between RVCT v3.1 and RVCT v4.0
11.4 Compiler changes between RVCT v3.1 and RVCT v4.0
11.5 Linker changes between RVCT v3.1 and RVCT v4.0
11.6 Assembler changes between RVCT v3.1 and RVCT v4.0
11.7 fromelf changes between RVCT v3.1 and RVCT v4.0
11.8 C and C++ library changes between RVCT v3.1 and RVCT v4.0
12 Migrating from RVCT v3.0 to RVCT v3.1
12.1 General changes between RVCT v3.0 and RVCT v3.1
12.2 Assembler changes between RVCT v3.0 and RVCT v3.1
12.3 Linker changes between RVCT v3.0 and RVCT v3.1
13 Migrating from RVCT v2.2 to RVCT v3.0
13.1 General changes between RVCT v2.2 and RVCT v3.0
13.2 Compiler changes between RVCT v2.2 and RVCT v3.0
13.3 Linker changes between RVCT v2.2 and RVCT v3.0
13.4 C and C++ library changes between RVCT v2.2 and RVCT v3.0
A Migration and Compatibility document revisions
A.1 Revisions for Migration and Compatibility Guide

List of Tables

2-1 FlexNet versions
2-2 GCC versions
2-3 Cygwin version supported
11-1 RVCT v3.1 symbol visibility summary
11-2 RVCT v3.1 symbol visibility summary for references to run-time functions
11-3 RVCT v4.0 symbol visibility summary
11-4 RVCT v4.0 symbol visibility summary for references to run-time functions
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 G and Issue H
A-5 Differences between Issue F and Issue G
A-6 Differences between Issue D and Issue F
A-7 Differences between Issue C and Issue D
A-8 Differences between Issue B and Issue C
A-9 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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