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8.2.1 Options

-marc[5|6|7|8]
This option selects the core processor variant. Using -marc is the same as -marc6, which is also the default.
arc5
Base instruction set.


arc6
Jump-and-link (jl) instruction. No requirement of an instruction between setting flags and conditional jump. For example:
                 mov.f r0,r1
                 beq   foo
          


arc7
Break (brk) and sleep (sleep) instructions.


arc8
Software interrupt (swi) instruction.

Note: the .option directive can to be used to select a core variant from within assembly code.


-EB
This option specifies that the output generated by the assembler should be marked as being encoded for a big-endian processor.


-EL
This option specifies that the output generated by the assembler should be marked as being encoded for a little-endian processor - this is the default.