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Compiling Programs

This topic explains how to compile C source files and discusses the compiler control directives. These directives allow you to:

  • Direct the Cx51 Compiler to generate a listing file.
  • Control the amount of information included in the object file.
  • Specify optimization level and memory models.


  • Typically you will use the Cx51 Compiler within the µVision IDE. For more information refer to the µVision User's Guide.
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