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Using the Compiler with Eclipse*

Using the Compiler with Eclipse*

The Intel® System Studio installation automatically integrates the Intel® C++ Compiler into a preexisting Eclipse* CDT installation. For information on which versions of Eclipse* are supported, see the Intel® System Studio Release Notes.
To set up the cross-build options for embedded Linux* targets, follow these steps:
  1. In Eclipse, select
    File -> New -> Project
  2. Select
    Application Development -> Project
    to cross-compile for Linux.
  3. Specify the configuration for cross compilation.
  4. Finish creating the project.
  5. Build the project.
You can modify cross-compilation settings later in Project Properties:
  1. Select a project in the Project Explorer and open
  2. To change the GNU toolchain path select
    C/C++ Build -> Environment
    and modify the
  3. To change
    Intel® System Studio Settings
  4. Select
    Apply to All Configurations
    to use the file for all configurations in the current project.
  5. Click
    to close the dialog.
By default, the Intel® C++ compiler generates code for Intel® 64 architecture. If you want to generate code for IA-32 architecture, please specify compiler option
Project/Properties -> Intel C++ Compiler (or Intel C Compiler) -> Command Line -> Additional Options and Intel Linker -> Miscellaneous -> Additional options
Starting with Android NDK r16, you must specify the following:
-D__ANDROID_API__=<API version>
Project/Properties -> C/C++ Build -> Intel C/C++ Compiler -> Command Line -> Additional Options
For more details, see Unified Headers at .
For detailed information on using the compiler with Eclipse, see
Using Eclipse
in the Intel® C++ Compiler 19.1 Developer Guide and Reference.

Product and Performance Information


Intel's compilers may or may not optimize to the same degree for non-Intel microprocessors for optimizations that are not unique to Intel microprocessors. These optimizations include SSE2, SSE3, and SSSE3 instruction sets and other optimizations. Intel does not guarantee the availability, functionality, or effectiveness of any optimization on microprocessors not manufactured by Intel. Microprocessor-dependent optimizations in this product are intended for use with Intel microprocessors. Certain optimizations not specific to Intel microarchitecture are reserved for Intel microprocessors. Please refer to the applicable product User and Reference Guides for more information regarding the specific instruction sets covered by this notice.

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