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Oracle Solaris Studio 12.2: C User's Guide
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1.  Introduction to the C Compiler

2.  C-Compiler Implementation-Specific Information

3.  Parallelizing C Code

4.  lint Source Code Checker

5.  Type-Based Alias Analysis

6.  Transitioning to ISO C

7.  Converting Applications for a 64-Bit Environment

8.  cscope: Interactively Examining a C Program

A.  Compiler Options Grouped by Functionality

B.  C Compiler Options Reference

C.  Implementation-Defined ISO/IEC C99 Behavior

D.  Supported Features of C99

E.  Implementation-Defined ISO/IEC C90 Behavior

F.  ISO C Data Representations

F.1 Storage Allocation

F.2 Data Representations

F.2.1 Integer Representations

F.2.2 Floating-Point Representations

F.2.3 Exceptional Values

F.2.4 Hexadecimal Representation of Selected Numbers

F.2.5 Pointer Representation

F.2.6 Array Storage

F.2.7 Arithmetic Operations on Exceptional Values

F.3 Argument-Passing Mechanism

F.3.1 32-Bit SPARC

F.3.2 64-Bit SPARC

F.3.3 x86/x64

G.  Performance Tuning

H.  The Differences Between K&R Solaris Studio C and Solaris Studio ISO C


Appendix F

ISO C Data Representations

This appendix describes how ISO C represents data in storage and the mechanisms for passing arguments to functions. It is intended as a guide to programmers who want to write or use modules in languages other than C and have those modules interface with C code.