Updated 00/04/05
Sun WorkShop(TM) Compilers C 6 Readme
 

Introduction

Sun WorkShop 6 C Compiler Release

This document contains last minute information about the Sun WorkShop 6 C compiler. It describes the software corrections addressed by this release and lists the known problems, limitations, and incompatibilities.

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Contents 

  • About Sun WorkShop 6 C Compiler
  • New Features
  • Software Corrections 
  • Problems and Workarounds 
  • Limitations and Incompatibilities 
  • Documentation Errata 

  • A. About Sun WorkShop 6 C Compiler 

    The Sun WorkShop 6 C compiler (cc) runs on the Solaris(TM) Operating Environment (SPARC(TM) Platform Edition) and Solaris(TM) Operating Environment (Intel Platform Edition) versions 2.6, 7, and 8. Information unique to one or more platforms is identified as "(SPARC)" or "(IA)." 

    This compiler is fully compliant with the ANSI/ISO C language and environment standard (ANSI/ISO 9899-1990), and it also supports traditional K&R C.

    The 64-bit SPARC architecture features in this release provide support for the C International Standard and for -xarch=v9

     


    B. New Features

    This release of the Sun WorkShop 6 C compiler supports the following new features:

     


    C. Software Corrections

    There is no new information at this time. 

     


    D. Problems and Workarounds

    This section discusses the following software bugs that could not be fixed in time for this release. Check Hot News for Sun WorkShop 6 (http://www.sun.com/workshop/users/ws.html) for updated information. 

    Intel Only

    On Solaris 2.6 and 7, you need a patch to correctly divide two values of type long long. Visit http://sunsolve.Sun.COM and search for a patch that fixes any of these bugs: 4291587, 4170068.


    E. Limitations and Incompatibilities 

    There is no new information at this time. 

     


    F. Documentation Errata 

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