Documentation for Sun Studio

Before you read this document, read Sun Studio for an overview of the package and information on its use.

Local UNIX configuration information

Essential information about the local setup and use of Sun Studio at the University of Delaware is in the Getting Started with Sun Studio IDE: Setting up Your UNIX Account document. In addition, the document X Windows Configuration Setup for Using Sun Studio IDE provides UNIX account configuration suggestions to simplify access Sun Studio package.

Local on-line documentation of Sun Studio

The following documentation is available with this Sun Studio 11 release.

Online help. The online help available through the Help menu in the IDE provides task-oriented information on using all of the components of the IDE.

Readmes. These documents describe the new features, performance enhancements, problems and workarounds, and software corrections for this release of Sun Studio 9. The release notes might contain additional information on problems and workarounds.

Man pages. These online manual pages describe user commands, libraries that are supplied with the compilers, and other types of commands. Man pages contain reference information, including command syntax, usage, and related commands. You can use the man command to view man pages, or you can access these documents in HTML.

The Readmes, man pages, and pointers to the Sun Studio manuals are available in  HTML format. After setting up your UNIX account as described in the Getting Started with Sun Studio document, you can view the Sun Studio documentation by opening the URL:
You must supply your UDelNet ID and password to get these documents.

Additional documentation available on the web

Sun Studio 11 manuals. You may get the Sun Studio 11 manuals in PDF format or HTML format on the site.

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