About this book

ARM® Compiler Migration and Compatibility Guide provides migration and compatibility information between the latest released version and previous versions.

Using this book

This book is organized into the following chapters:

Chapter 1 Overview of Compatibility

Describes the compatibility between different versions of ARM Compiler.

Chapter 2 Configuration Information for Different Versions of the ARM Compilation Tools

Describes the FlexNet, GCC, and Cygwin versions supported by the different versions of the ARM compilation tools.

Chapter 3 Migrating from ARM Compiler v5.05 to v5.06

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between ARM Compiler v5.05 and v5.06.

Chapter 4 Migrating from ARM Compiler v5.04 to v5.05

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between ARM Compiler v5.04 and v5.05.

Chapter 5 Migrating from ARM Compiler v5.03 to v5.04

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between ARM Compiler v5.03 and v5.04.

Chapter 6 Migrating from ARM Compiler v5.02 to v5.03

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between ARM Compiler v5.02 and v5.03.

Chapter 7 Migrating from ARM Compiler v5.0 to v5.01 or later

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between ARM Compiler v5.0 and v5.01 or later.

Chapter 8 Migrating from ARM Compiler v4.1 Patch 3 or later to v5.0

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between ARM Compiler v4.1 Patch 3 and v5.0.

Chapter 9 Migrating from ARM Compiler v4.1 build 561 to v4.1 Patch 3 or later

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between ARM Compiler v4.1 build 561 and v4.1 Patch 3 or later.

Chapter 10 Migrating from ARM Compiler v4.1 to v4.1 build 561

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between ARM Compiler v4.1 and v4.1 build 561.

Chapter 11 Migrating from RVCT v4.0 to ARM Compiler v4.1

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between RVCT v4.0 and ARM Compiler v4.1.

Chapter 12 Migrating from RVCT v3.1 to RVCT v4.0

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between RVCT v3.1 and RVCT v4.0.

Chapter 13 Migrating from RVCT v3.0 to RVCT v3.1

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between RVCT v3.0 and RVCT v3.1.

Chapter 14 Migrating from RVCT v2.2 to RVCT v3.0

Describes the changes that affect migration and compatibility between RVCT v2.2 and RVCT v3.0.

Appendix A Migration and Compatibility document revisions

Describes the technical changes that have been made to the Migration and Compatibility Guide.

Glossary

The ARM Glossary is a list of terms used in ARM documentation, together with definitions for those terms. The ARM Glossary does not contain terms that are industry standard unless the ARM meaning differs from the generally accepted meaning.

See the ARM Glossary for more information.

Typographic conventions

italic
Introduces special terminology, denotes cross-references, and citations.
bold
Highlights interface elements, such as menu names. Denotes signal names. Also used for terms in descriptive lists, where appropriate.
monospace
Denotes text that you can enter at the keyboard, such as commands, file and program names, and source code.
monospace
Denotes a permitted abbreviation for a command or option. You can enter the underlined text instead of the full command or option name.
monospace italic
Denotes arguments to monospace text where the argument is to be replaced by a specific value.
monospace bold
Denotes language keywords when used outside example code.
<and>
Encloses replaceable terms for assembler syntax where they appear in code or code fragments. For example:
MRC p15, 0, <Rd>, <CRn>, <CRm>, <Opcode_2>
SMALL CAPITALS
Used in body text for a few terms that have specific technical meanings, that are defined in the ARM glossary. For example, IMPLEMENTATION DEFINED, IMPLEMENTATION SPECIFIC, UNKNOWN, and UNPREDICTABLE.

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