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Preface Arm Compiler Tools Overview armclang Reference armclang Command-line Options Summary of armclang command-line options -C (armclang) -c (armclang) -D (armclang) -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 -fpic, -fno-pic -fropi, -fno-ropi -fropi-lowering, -fno-ropi-lowering -frwpi, -fno-rwpi -frwpi-lowering, -fno-rwpi-lowering -fsanitize -fshort-enums, -fno-short-enums -fshort-wchar, -fno-short-wchar -fstack-protector, -fstack-protector-all, -fstack- -fstrict-aliasing, -fno-strict-aliasing -fsysv, -fno-sysv -ftrapv -fvectorize, -fno-vectorize -fvisibility -fwrapv -g, -gdwarf-2, -gdwarf-3, -gdwarf-4 (armclang) -I -include -L -l -M, -MM -MD, -MMD -MF -MG -MP -MT -march -marm -masm -mbig-endian -mbranch-protection -mcmodel -mcmse -mcpu -mexecute-only -mfloat-abi -mfpu -mimplicit-it -mlittle-endian -mno-neg-immediates -moutline, -mno-outline -mpixolib -munaligned-access, -mno-unaligned-access -mthumb -nostdlib -nostdlibinc -O (armclang) -o (armclang) -pedantic -pedantic-errors -Rpass -S (armclang) -save-temps -shared (armclang) -std --target -U -u (armclang) -v (armclang) --version (armclang) --version_number (armclang) --vsn (armclang) -W (armclang) -Wl -Xlinker -x (armclang) -### Compiler-specific Keywords and Operators Compiler-specific keywords and operators __alignof__ __asm __declspec attributes __declspec(noinline) __declspec(noreturn) __declspec(nothrow) __inline __promise __unaligned Global named register variables Compiler-specific Function, Variable, and Type Att Function attributes __attribute__((always_inline)) function attribute __attribute__((cmse_nonsecure_call)) function attr __attribute__((cmse_nonsecure_entry)) function att __attribute__((const)) function attribute __attribute__((constructor(priority))) function at __attribute__((format_arg(string-index))) function __attribute__((interrupt("type"))) function attrib __attribute__((malloc)) function attribute __attribute__((naked)) function attribute __attribute__((noinline)) function attribute __attribute__((nomerge)) function attribute __attribute__((nonnull)) function attribute __attribute__((noreturn)) function attribute __attribute__((not_tail_called)) function attribut __attribute__((nothrow)) function attribute __attribute__((pcs("calling_convention"))) functio __attribute__((pure)) function attribute __attribute__((section("name"))) function attribut __attribute__((target("options"))) function attrib __attribute__((unused)) function attribute __attribute__((used)) function attribute __attribute__((value_in_regs)) function attribute __attribute__((visibility("visibility_type"))) fun __attribute__((weak)) function attribute __attribute__((weakref("target"))) function attrib Type attributes __attribute__((aligned)) type attribute __attribute__((packed)) type attribute __attribute__((transparent_union)) type attribute Variable attributes __attribute__((alias)) variable attribute __attribute__((aligned)) variable attribute __attribute__((deprecated)) variable attribute __attribute__((packed)) variable attribute __attribute__((section("name"))) variable attribut __attribute__((unused)) variable attribute __attribute__((used)) variable attribute __attribute__((visibility("visibility_type"))) var __attribute__((weak)) variable attribute __attribute__((weakref("target"))) variable attrib Compiler-specific Intrinsics __breakpoint intrinsic __current_pc intrinsic __current_sp intrinsic __disable_fiq intrinsic __disable_irq intrinsic __enable_fiq intrinsic __enable_irq intrinsic __force_stores intrinsic __memory_changed intrinsic __schedule_barrier intrinsic __semihost intrinsic __vfp_status intrinsic Compiler-specific Pragmas #pragma clang system_header #pragma clang diagnostic #pragma clang section #pragma once #pragma pack(...) #pragma unroll[(n)], #pragma unroll_completely #pragma weak symbol, #pragma weak symbol1 = symbol Other Compiler-specific Features ACLE support Predefined macros Inline functions Volatile variables Half-precision floating-point data types Half-precision floating-point number format Half-precision floating-point intrinsics Library support for _Float16 data type BFloat16 floating-point number format TT instruction intrinsics Non-secure function pointer intrinsics Supported architecture feature combinations for sp armclang Integrated Assembler Syntax of assembly files for integrated assembler Assembly expressions Alignment directives Data definition directives String definition directives Floating-point data definition directives Section directives Conditional assembly directives Macro directives Symbol binding directives Org directive AArch32 target selection directives AArch64 target selection directives Space-filling directives Type directive Integrated assembler support for the CSDB instruct armclang Inline Assembler Inline Assembly File-scope inline assembly Inline assembly statements within a function Assembly string Output and input operands Clobber list volatile Inline assembly constraint strings Constraint modifiers Constraint codes Constraint codes common to AArch32 state and AArch Constraint codes for AArch32 state Constraint codes for AArch64 state Using multiple alternative operand constraints Inline assembly template modifiers Template modifiers common to AArch32 state and AAr Template modifiers for AArch32 state Template modifiers for AArch64 state Forcing inline assembly operands into specific reg Symbol references and branches into and out of inl Duplication of labels in inline assembly statement armlink Reference fromelf Reference armar Reference armasm Legacy Assembler Reference Appendixes

-std

B1.77 -std

Specifies the language standard to compile for.

Note:

This topic includes descriptions of [COMMUNITY] features. See Support level definitions.

Note:

Arm does not guarantee the compatibility of C++ compilation units compiled with different major or minor versions of Arm® Compiler and linked into a single image. Therefore, Arm recommends that you always build your C++ code from source with a single version of the toolchain.

You can mix C++ with C code or C libraries.

Syntax

-std=name

Where:

name

Specifies the language mode. Valid values include:

c90
C as defined by the 1990 C standard.
gnu90
C as defined by the 1990 C standard, with extra GNU extensions.
c99

C as defined by the 1999 C standard.

Note:

Arm Compiler does not conform to the detailed specification for IEC 60559 compatibility in complex number arithmetic that is described in C99 Annex G. Therefore, the feature macro __STDC_IEC_559_COMPLEX__ is not defined.
gnu99
C as defined by the 1999 C standard, with extra GNU extensions.
c11 [COMMUNITY]
C as defined by the 2011 C standard.
gnu11 [COMMUNITY]
C as defined by the 2011 C standard, with extra GNU extensions.
c++98
C++ as defined by the 1998 C++ standard.
gnu++98
C++ as defined by the 1998 C++ standard, with extra GNU extensions.
c++03
C++ as defined by the 2003 C++ standard.
gnu++03
C++ as defined by the 2003 C++ standard, with extra GNU extensions.
c++11
C++ as defined by the 2011 C++ standard.
gnu++11
C++ as defined by the 2011 C++ standard, with extra GNU extensions.
c++14
C++ as defined by the 2014 C++ standard.
gnu++14
C++ as defined by the 2014 C++ standard, with extra GNU extensions.
c++17 [COMMUNITY]
C++ as defined by the 2017 C++ standard.
gnu++17 [COMMUNITY]
C++ as defined by the 2017 C++ standard, with extra GNU extensions.

For C++ code, the default is gnu++14. For more information about C++ support, see C++ Status on the clang web site.

For C code, the default is gnu11. For more information about C support, see Language Compatibility on the clang web site.

Note:

Use of C11 library features is unsupported.
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