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Preface armclang Command-line Options Support level definitions Summary of armclang command-line options -C -c -D -E -e -fbare-metal-pie -fbracket-depth=N -fcommon, -fno-common -fdata-sections, -fno-data-sections -ffast-math, -fno-fast-math -ffixed-rN -ffp-mode -ffunction-sections, -fno-function-sections -fident, -fno-ident @file -fldm-stm, -fno-ldm-stm -fno-builtin -fno-inline-functions -flto, -fno-lto -fexceptions, -fno-exceptions -fomit-frame-pointer, -fno-omit-frame-pointer -fropi, -fno-ropi -fropi-lowering, -fno-ropi-lowering -frwpi, -fno-rwpi -frwpi-lowering, -fno-rwpi-lowering -fshort-enums, -fno-short-enums -fshort-wchar, -fno-short-wchar -fstack-protector, -fstack-protector-all, -fstack- -fstrict-aliasing, -fno-strict-aliasing -ftrapv -fvectorize, -fno-vectorize -fvisibility -fwrapv -g, -gdwarf-2, -gdwarf-3, -gdwarf-4 -I -include -L -l -M, -MM -MD, -MMD -MF -MG -MP -MT -march -marm -masm -mbig-endian -mbranch-protection -mcmse -mcpu -mexecute-only -mfloat-abi -mfpu -mimplicit-it -mlittle-endian -mmemtag-stack, -mno-memtag-stack -mno-neg-immediates -moutline, -mno-outline -mpixolib -munaligned-access, -mno-unaligned-access -mthumb -nostdlib -nostdlibinc -o -O -pedantic -pedantic-errors -Rpass -S -save-temps -std --target -U -u -v --version --version_number --vsn -W -Wl -Xlinker -x -### Compiler-specific Keywords and Operators Compiler-specific Function, Variable, and Type Att Compiler-specific Intrinsics Compiler-specific Pragmas Other Compiler-specific Features Standard C Implementation Definition Standard C++ Implementation Definition armclang Integrated Assembler armclang Inline Assembler

-M, -MM

1.41 -M, -MM

Produces a list of makefile dependency rules suitable for use by a make utility.

armclang executes only the preprocessor step of the compilation or assembly. By default, output is on the standard output stream.

If you specify multiple source files, a single dependency file is created.

-M lists both system header files and user header files.

-MM lists only user header files.


The -MT option lets you override the target name in the dependency rules.


To compile or assemble the source files and produce makefile dependency rules, use the -MD or -MMD option instead of the -M or -MM option respectively.


You can redirect output to a file using standard UNIX and MS-DOS notation, the -o option, or the -MF option. For example:

armclang --target=arm-arm-none-eabi -march=armv8-a -M source.c >
armclang --target=arm-arm-none-eabi -march=armv8-a -M source.c -o
armclang --target=arm-arm-none-eabi -march=armv8-a -M source.c -MF
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