What Appears in the Compiler Option Descriptions
- The primary name for the option and a short description of the option.
- Architecture RestrictionsThis section only appears if there is a known architecture restriction for the option.Restrictions can appear for any of the following architectures:
Certain operating systems are not available on all the above architectures. For the latest information, check your Release Notes.
- IA-32 architecture (C++ only)
- Intel® 64 architecture
- SyntaxThis section shows the syntax on Linux* systems and the syntax on Windows* systems. If the option is not valid on a particular operating system, it will specify "None".
- ArgumentsThis section shows any arguments (parameters) that are related to the option. If the option has no arguments, it will specify "None".
- DefaultThis section shows the default setting for the option.
- DescriptionThis section shows the full description of the option. It may also include further information on any applicable arguments.
- IDE EquivalentThis section shows information related to the Intel® Integrated Development Environment (Intel® IDE) Property Pages on Linux* and Windows* systems. It shows on which Property Page the option appears, and under what category it's listed. The Windows* IDE is Microsoft* Visual Studio* .NET. If the option has no IDE equivalent, it will specify "None".
- Alternate Options (C++ only)This section lists any options that are synonyms for the described option. If there are no alternate option names, it will show "None".Some alternate option names are deprecated and may be removed in future releases.Many options have an older spelling where underscores ("_") instead of hyphens ("-") connect the main option names. The older spelling is a valid alternate option name.
- Example (or Examples)This section shows one or more examples that demonstrate the option.
- See AlsoThis section shows where you can get further information on the option or it shows related options.