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Specifies the target FPU architecture.



Where name is the name of the target FPU architecture. Specify --fpu=list to list the supported FPU architecture names that you can use with --fpu=name.

fp-armv8 selects the integral ARMv8 floating-point hardware. This is the default in AArch32 and AArch64 states.


Software floating-point linkage is not supported for AArch64 state.


If you specify this option, it overrides any implicit FPU option that appears on the command line, for example, where you use the --cpu option. Floating-point instructions also produce either errors or warnings if assembled for the wrong target FPU.

armasm sets a build attribute corresponding to name in the object file. The linker determines compatibility between object files, and selection of libraries, accordingly.

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