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This option enables you to specify a microcontroller or System-on-Chip (SoC) device name instead of a CPU name. It affects how fromelf interprets the instructions it finds in the input files.It has the same format as that supported by the compiler.

Each device has default values for CPU and Floating-Point Unit (FPU). However, you can override the FPU from the command line by specifying the --fpu option after the --device option.

See your device documentation for CPU and FPU implementation details.


This option is deprecated.



where name is a specific device name.

To get a full list of the available devices, use the --device=list option.