Open and Closed Issues for VX-toolset for ARM v3.2r1

Open Issues

This is a list of currently open issues that are not marked as closed for the TASKING VX-toolset for ARM v3.2r1 and older versions. The list may include issues that apply to later releases. See below for the list of closed issues. The list of fixed issues for v3.2r1 is included in the release notes of the product.

Problems

ID Summary
ARMVX-35498 lkarm E106 because of inconsistent types when using const qualifier
ARMVX-37003 Disassembly not easy readable
ARMVX-37386 Not possible to define a vector using the C++ unmangled name
ARMVX-37611 Use of registers in expressions may not work for non-identifier-like names
ARMVX-37647 Not all the Altium plug-ins are signed
ARMVX-37658 stm32 bitbanding example does not run on simulator
ARMVX-37692 C++ compiler needs additional qualifier support
ARMVX-37714 Slow build when using a floating license on Windows 7
ARMVX-37828 Registers view shows question marks for certain registers when using ST-Link
ARMVX-37835 When building a project results into errors, still the message 'C/C++ build completed succesfully' is displayed
ARMVX-37840 Add an option to the make utility to stop the build process on error
ARMVX-37849 Simulator does not check privileged mode correctly
ARMVX-37865 ARM encoding for smlaXY, smlawY and smulXY is wrong
ARMVX-37876 Multiple warnings W586 about unnamed struct/union fields using a default register header file
ARMVX-37886 SVC interrupt handler: type checking not strict enough
ARMVX-37895 Nested SVC interrupt for 7M produce incorrect code.
ARMVX-37897 Cortex-M SVC implementation not bulletproof
ARMVX-37905 Add the --tasking-sfr option to the ARM control program.
ARMVX-37912 Default of -r/--runtime without flags misses two flags
ARMVX-37944 asarm S904 and erroneous E168 due to large amount of debug information
ARMVX-37954 J-Link debug error: "Error while parsing script file" when file name "settings.c" is being used.
ARMVX-37992 Packed structs in C++ broken
ARMVX-38004 Add support for several interrupt qualifiers
ARMVX-38009 TASKING Registers view does not show all defined registers
ARMVX-38016 Tracing functionality does not work with STM32L152-EVAL and SEGGER J-Trace
ARMVX-38017 Linker should show a warning if the estimated stack size is larger than the allocated size
ARMVX-38019 No ETM-based trace available when trace too short to include A-sync
ARMVX-38025 Qualifier volatile causes erroneous W515: ["xyz.c" ] side effects of 'sizeof' operand will be ignored
ARMVX-38033 rtl static stack sections should be 32bit aligned
ARMVX-38038 compiler may generate non-Thumb instruction rscs
ARMVX-38048 Cannot find a board that should be supported
ARMVX-38052 Script debugger may hang at termination
ARMVX-38064 RMB => Debug as and Run as show only active project
ARMVX-38090 Eclipse does not substitute ${ProjName} when a Workspace folder is selected at "Include paths"
ARMVX-38097 certain AFIO bit fields are not shown in the debugger
ARMVX-38099 Redeclaration of interrupt handler causes compilation error
ARMVX-38100 floating point registers not shown when using ST-LINK
ARMVX-38116 When using multiple jobs, make utility amk.exe does not wait for all commands to be finished
ARMVX-38122 CMSIS include paths not added to list of include directories
ARMVX-38132 Code Analysis and indexer fail to resolve stdio.h
ARMVX-38148 Keil MCB1760 board support does not work with latest SEGGER J-Link software
ARMVX-38165 Add STM32W CMSIS register files (C & XML)
ARMVX-38188 if one register in the Registers view cannot be read, none of them can
ARMVX-38189 Cannot edit inactive part of #if/#ifdef in LSL
ARMVX-38191 VTOR register not initialized in startup code
ARMVX-38192 __VECTOR_TABLE_RAM_ADDR not always defined in SRAM
ARMVX-38197 ldrd/strd : in ARM mode first register must be even
ARMVX-38201 Fix anonymous unions messages in register files
ARMVX-38207 __NOP intrinsic is missing
ARMVX-38227 Undeserved MISRA-C rule 17.4 violation when using an array as struct member or a 2-dimensional array
ARMVX-38260 Sorting of non-default columns in map file table "Locate Result: Sections" does not work
ARMVX-38261 Flexlm activating borrow requires all components to be run once in order to work
ARMVX-38262 Standard Eclipse disassembly view pops up when switching to Instruction stepping
ARMVX-38286 More detailed message for missing supply voltage with J-Link
ARMVX-38304 Avoid jlinkarm.dll being out-of-sync with the actual Segger installation
ARMVX-38310 Cannot find core_cm4.h when debugging
ARMVX-38314 When debug probe hangs in call it is not possible to terminate the debugger
ARMVX-38323 Core registers not in XMC4500.xml
ARMVX-38324 Variables located on odd addresses are handled incorrectly
ARMVX-38356 TASKING breakpoint button grayed initially
ARMVX-38360 --dsp-library option does not pass macro settings to C++ compiler
ARMVX-38362 Multiple popups when the debugger cannot set some breakpoints at startup
ARMVX-38364 MIL linking fails for Cortex-M3, resulting in multiple definitions of _START
ARMVX-38367 Symbolic register view shows only zeros
ARMVX-38374 debugger incorrectly complains that target is still running
ARMVX-38375 Usage linker is incorrect for -O option
ARMVX-38379 change in Memory view does not propagate to TASKING Registers view
ARMVX-38385 For an array of SFRs only the first element is displayed in SFR view
ARMVX-38387 Include paths imported from Dave not expanded, DAVE3.h not found
ARMVX-38393 CMSIS: smlald smlaldx smlsld smlsldx wrong in little endian
ARMVX-38394 Several DSP instructions in the simulator contained bugs.
ARMVX-38396 Unaligned accesses with the ldr and str instructions run into an exception.
ARMVX-38407 The prototype of some CMSIS 3.0 intrinsic functions have been changed to use unsigned arguments and return value.
ARMVX-38414 printf zero padding before 0X
ARMVX-38415 tracing functionality does not work with STM3220G-EVAL and SEGGER J-Trace
ARMVX-38416 Pending edits in LSL file are undone when opening project properties dialog
ARMVX-38419 Linker message "lkarm E100: unexpected error: Fatal error occurred" when non-existing memory is referenced in LSL sizeof() or addressof()
ARMVX-38420 The [ and ] can not be used in select statement
ARMVX-38456 Compiler generates constant pool inside code without branch
ARMVX-38465 debugger may malfunction if illegal access is attempted via FSS
ARMVX-38478 Map file viewer does not work
ARMVX-38492 Still FPU code generated when disabling 'Use FPU'
ARMVX-38493 Update CMSIS files for STM32
ARMVX-38517 DSP lib requires __ROR() intrinsic
ARMVX-38532 Dialog for download updated ELF file dialog issues
ARMVX-38533 Wrong main.c file displayed because of too generic source lookup path
ARMVX-38540 enum bitfields are signed while int bitfields are unsigned
ARMVX-38549 Can not cancel (re)building of the project
ARMVX-38551 Erroneous do-while loop optimization when integer loop counter wraps around
ARMVX-38558 Build Selected File(s) button does not compile modified file
ARMVX-38568 Eclipse sometimes freezes after a project is copied and pasted
ARMVX-38570 xmc42xx.lsl has incorrect handler names
ARMVX-38574 amk does not expand macros inside a "macro string substitution"
ARMVX-38583 Setting start address fails when using Thumb startup code
ARMVX-38588 debugger cannot reload ELF file while target is running
ARMVX-38606 Semantic Error when using namespace std
ARMVX-38616 Implement workaround for XMC4000 prefetch problem
ARMVX-38623 PSRAM is not correct for XMC42xx derivatives
ARMVX-38626 Building without automatically generated vector table fails
ARMVX-38627 debugger may fail to read readable target memory
ARMVX-38641 Remove --signed-bitfields from C++ compiler
ARMVX-38643 Check on ST-Link drivers may fail unexpectedly
ARMVX-38655 __bit, _Imaginary and _Complex keyword highlighting not working for C++ files
ARMVX-38662 Slow makefile generator in Eclipse
ARMVX-38675 Code generation workaround for 'Interrupted loads to SP can cause erroneous behavior'
ARMVX-38676 GNU extension #warning causes Eclipse complaint 'invalid preprocessor directive'
ARMVX-38679 DAVE Import wizard fails for XMC1xxx and XMC42xx
ARMVX-38682 Enabling silicon bug workaround pmc_cm_001 results in linker warning
ARMVX-38722 Debugger may crash when using ST-LINK or DAP
ARMVX-38725 Binaries do not run on AMD processors
ARMVX-38733 Double precision (64-bit) floating point VLDR from literal pool not supported.
ARMVX-38756 Cannot locate constant variables in ROM with value zero
ARMVX-38770 Linker error "section is out of range (should be 25-bit signed)"
ARMVX-38777 Assembler error "incompatible expression for instruction"
ARMVX-38780 Allow optimization across volatile access too loose on 64-bit volatiles
ARMVX-38790 Many STM32F4xxx SFRs not shown in Register window of debugger
ARMVX-38795 Default compiler optimization should set to level 1 for the Eclipse Debug configuration
ARMVX-38800 STM32F0xx and STM32F030 SFRs not shown in Register window of debugger
ARMVX-38811 Incorrect optimization
ARMVX-38821 Flash error for STM32F429ZI when using ST-Link and size is greater than 1MB
ARMVX-38823 Passing a big struct as stack parameter will cause error S917
ARMVX-38827 Register allocation failed for deeply nested for-loop and --cpu=ARMv6M --thumb
ARMVX-38828 Incorrect code generation for -O0 -t0 --cpu=ARMv7R
ARMVX-38840 Cannot start debug session when 2 ST boards are connected
ARMVX-38847 Exception occurred during launch "Error within Debug UI"
ARMVX-38856 Silicon bug: LDMIA instruction not supported in ADC digital interface ( F30x family)
ARMVX-38868 LDMIA instruction peephole optimization ignores volatile access sequence
ARMVX-38870 ISO C99 macros FE_TONEAREST, FE_UPWARD, etc missing
ARMVX-38871 Test P50009 of the Perennial-suite fails because argv[argc] is not a NULL pointer
ARMVX-38877 Assembler allows negative constant values with MOVW/MOVT instructions and with LDR= pseudo-instruction.
ARMVX-38879 Generic instructions in an IT-block are not handled properly.
ARMVX-38880 Bottom of call stack shown by Debug view may be incorrect
ARMVX-38887 ISO C99 macros FP_NAN, FP_INFINITE, etc missing
ARMVX-38888 Missing ISO C99 floating point library functions
ARMVX-38889 ISO C99 macro INFINITY is missing
ARMVX-38890 ISO C99 IEEE 754 floating point functions prototype has changed
ARMVX-38891 atof does not always correcttly convert constants with a "binary-exponent-part" ('p')
ARMVX-38892 Incorrect localtime with return from mktime
ARMVX-38893 Scanf does not leave next argument untouched when it should
ARMVX-38894 ISO C99 macros/functions MATH_* macros and math_errhandling missing
ARMVX-38905 Flash programming may fail where devices abut
ARMVX-38917 Float value comparison might fail when FPU instructions are used
ARMVX-38924 .FLOAT instruction leads to storage with reverse endiannes incompatible with compiler's float
ARMVX-38926 No error reported when breakpoint cannot be placed
ARMVX-38927 Breakpoints may disappear after reloading application
ARMVX-38928 Stack breakpoint only works once
ARMVX-38937 Initialization of anonymous struct fails with "too many initializers".
ARMVX-38945 Incorrect order of parameters of .PAGE control in the manual
ARMVX-38954 Initial spurious data breakpoint at 0x0
ARMVX-38959 FPU definitions in processors.xml and XML SFR files inconsistent for TI devices
ARMVX-38968 Disassembly view edit field does not accept leading zeros in address
ARMVX-38977 Assigning value to multi-register variable may fail (silently)
ARMVX-38978 Linker does not prevent locating code in STM32 core-coupled memory (CCM)
ARMVX-38983 % in Function column not filled in profiler view
ARMVX-38988 Proftool failed for projects having their own cstart
ARMVX-38994 A fatal error may occur when stepping quickly
ARMVX-38997 STM32F2xx SFR RCC.CFGR bitfield definitions contains errors
ARMVX-39007 Downloading to RAM may fail depending on initial target state
ARMVX-39018 Trace may deviate from actual instruction execution
ARMVX-39020 Conflicting mapping symbols may prevent proper disassembling
ARMVX-39021 Raw trace reconstruction may emit random trailing characters and may cause crash
ARMVX-39027 DAVE project import hampered because of missing processor_mappings.xml
ARMVX-39040 Error: Program "amk" not found in PATH
ARMVX-39062 Virtual function pointer table is not initialized
ARMVX-39082 Remove the --no-auto-instantiate command-line option
ARMVX-39092 Debugger may not accept very short Motorola S-record files
ARMVX-39093 Some vendor CMSIS SystemInit() routines use __Vectors symbol
ARMVX-39111 Constant expression constructor done as dynamic initialization instead of static
ARMVX-39143 STM32F407 DMA Stream CR register bitfield definitions are wrong
ARMVX-39147 Using include file cstdint results in an error
ARMVX-39156 Heap view in debugger is always empty
ARMVX-39159 Provide CMSIS startup files also voor generic cores
ARMVX-39171 Eclipse: explicit --fpu=none option is not passed to the linker
ARMVX-39328 Alignment of long long variable on the user stack not according to the description in the User Guide
ARMVX-39341 XMC4700 simulation not possible due to download error
ARMVX-39345 Incorrect branching on cast unsigned short constant
ARMVX-39361 Function declaration where the asterisk in the declaration of a typedefed function pointer parameter is omitted
ARMVX-39364 Complex function cproj gives incorrect result when imaginary component is INFINITY

Improvements and/or New Features

ID Summary
ARMVX-37217 Use copy attribute for copying the vector table at startup
ARMVX-37416 Update ST library to v2.0
ARMVX-37546 Add support for EFM32 microcontrollers
ARMVX-37582 Automatically add CMSIS SystemInit() code to project
ARMVX-37712 Add CMSIS 2.00 support
ARMVX-37738 support use of data breakpoints with ST Link
ARMVX-37770 __frame should also be possible for non-interrupt functions
ARMVX-37781 Add support in ccarm for processor selection based on processors.xml
ARMVX-37800 Add Cortex-R4 support
ARMVX-37806 CMSIS defines Reset_Handler as vector(1) instead of _START
ARMVX-37814 Add fpu variants for libc and libcp
ARMVX-37815 ccarm must select fpu variant of libc or libcp depending on --fpu
ARMVX-37834 add amk option for generating make targets
ARMVX-37838 Add support for TI TMS570
ARMVX-37847 Add support for Fujitsu FM3 MB9xx00 Series
ARMVX-37856 Add support for Keil MCB1760
ARMVX-37861 Allow Enum as __interrupt qualifier argument
ARMVX-37874 Add support Fujitsu SK-FM3-100PMC board
ARMVX-37891 Move to Helios release, Eclipse 3.6.0 and CDT 7.0.0
ARMVX-37892 Introduce 'Active Project'
ARMVX-37893 Move linker script settings to properties pages
ARMVX-37908 Update C++ compiler to EDG 4.2
ARMVX-37915 Add support for ST-LINK/V2
ARMVX-37926 Label pragmas
ARMVX-37934 New debug section (.debug_str) for shared strings
ARMVX-37936 Making use of the include_directories list in .debug_info sections
ARMVX-37948 add command line debugger
ARMVX-37949 Update STM Connectivity Line devices (STM32F105xx/7xx)
ARMVX-37980 LSL updates for new Eclipse implementation
ARMVX-37993 Add priority attribute to linker
ARMVX-37995 Add and adapt long option names of amk
ARMVX-37998 Update STM CMSIS files
ARMVX-37999 Add possibility to select between JTAG and SWD
ARMVX-38007 linker should use default.lsl instead of arm.lsl
ARMVX-38013 add CMSIS files and create XML SFR files for STM32F4xxx
ARMVX-38022 Add support for STM32F4xx
ARMVX-38027 Update to CMSIS 2.10
ARMVX-38047 Add support for STM3221-EVAL
ARMVX-38050 Support STM32L Discovery Kit
ARMVX-38051 Support STM32F4 Manta Discovery Kit
ARMVX-38054 Make profiling views aware of active project
ARMVX-38063 Add support for STM3240G-EVAL
ARMVX-38069 Move over to Indigo; Eclipse 3.7.1 and CDT 8.0.1
ARMVX-38075 Dump copy table in readable format
ARMVX-38079 Add support for Infineon XMC4500
ARMVX-38091 Add support for STM32L152D-EVAL board
ARMVX-38102 Add "Additional processor definition files" support
ARMVX-38104 Add --processors[=<file>] to the control program
ARMVX-38106 Add support for STM3240G-EVAL
ARMVX-38108 Add support for STM32L High Density devices
ARMVX-38109 Bring STM32L1xx and STM32F1xx device list up-to-date
ARMVX-38113 Include the CMSIS DSP library as binary in the product
ARMVX-38121 Add support for STM32W
ARMVX-38123 Add support for STM32F051x6 and STM32F051x8 devices
ARMVX-38143 Import wizard for Infineon Dave 3.0 project
ARMVX-38146 Add option to display the list of available CPUs for the -C/--cpu option
ARMVX-38150 Add support for Aurix HSM core
ARMVX-38152 Better organization of preferences and views
ARMVX-38158 Apply CMSIS v2.10 patch 2
ARMVX-38159 Apply CMSIS v2.10 patch 3
ARMVX-38200 Apply CMSIS v2.10 patch 4
ARMVX-38211 Support "flatten" GCC attribute
ARMVX-38214 debugger may read memory slowly when not of all of it is readable
ARMVX-38226 Include the CMSIS DSP library examples as Eclipse example projects
ARMVX-38233 Board selection improvements
ARMVX-38237 Update CMSIS to v3.00
ARMVX-38240 Improved propagation for struct/array initialisers
ARMVX-38248 cmsis requires preprocessor symbol to detect FPU code generation
ARMVX-38249 New intrinsics: __getfpscr() and __setfpscr()
ARMVX-38252 Add support for Fujitsu SK-FM3-64PMC1 board
ARMVX-38258 Check at launch time if drivers required for debug probe are installed
ARMVX-38265 support J-Trace for Fujitsu SK-FM3-100PMC board
ARMVX-38281 by default disallow multiple simultaneous debug sessions
ARMVX-38287 Add more detailed messages when connection fails
ARMVX-38290 Simulator / startup code tweaks to skip SystemInit() call
ARMVX-38296 show dialog suggesting re-download when ELF file has changed on disk
ARMVX-38299 Reorganize tabs in debug configurations dialog
ARMVX-38303 Select a target board and configuration when creating a new project
ARMVX-38319 Add new --dsp-library option to ccarm
ARMVX-38320 Add check box for linking DSP Library to tool settings properties
ARMVX-38337 Add startup code check box on Processor properties page
ARMVX-38341 Do not create a simulator launch configuration for a new project
ARMVX-38355 allow "variable method"-breakpoints
ARMVX-38366 Cleanup of Reset_Handler alias to _START
ARMVX-38368 Show popup message when processor does not match target at launch time
ARMVX-38377 New tool for showing size summary of sections in object files
ARMVX-38383 Add support for Hitex XMC-HiLight board
ARMVX-38397 Add support for STM32F37x
ARMVX-38398 Add support for STM32F30x
ARMVX-38400 Update CMSIS to V3.01
ARMVX-38408 Extend hldump with support for displaying multiple source lines per address
ARMVX-38410 Add/Update support for EFM32 Gecko devices
ARMVX-38411 Add support for EFM32 Tiny Gecko devices
ARMVX-38412 Add support for EFM32 Giant Gecko devices
ARMVX-38413 Add support for EFM32 Leopard Gecko devices
ARMVX-38418 Add support for EFM32TG225 and EFM32TG825 Tiny Gecko devices
ARMVX-38422 Remove duplicate code sections improvement
ARMVX-38426 Add support for STM32303C-EVAL
ARMVX-38427 Add support for STM32373C-EVAL
ARMVX-38429 Add support for EFM32 Tiny Gecko Starter Kit
ARMVX-38430 Add support for EFM32 Giant Gecko Starter Kit
ARMVX-38438 Add support for Infineon XMC4200 series
ARMVX-38439 Update Eclipse to Juno
ARMVX-38445 Add support for EFM32 Leopard Gecko Starter Kit
ARMVX-38446 Add support for EFM32 Gecko Starter Kit
ARMVX-38447 Add support for EFM32 Gecko Development Kit
ARMVX-38470 Update XMC4500 XML SFR files to v1.1.2 of SVD file
ARMVX-38476 Add support for Infineon XMC4400 series
ARMVX-38477 Update XMC4500 CMSIS files to latest versions
ARMVX-38479 Add __BKPT intrinsic
ARMVX-38484 Update Fujitsu FM3 CMSIS files, and add new devices
ARMVX-38485 Remove silicon workarounds in cstart for XMC4500
ARMVX-38500 C compiler cache to improve compilation times
ARMVX-38501 C compiler cache eclipse UI
ARMVX-38528 Add support for Infineon XMC4200 Hexagon Application Kit
ARMVX-38529 Add support for the Infineon XMC4500 Relax Kit
ARMVX-38538 update JRE to version 7
ARMVX-38560 Import examples should grey out examples in workspace
ARMVX-38566 Add support for STM32F050
ARMVX-38572 Add support for Boot Kit for XMC1100, XMC1200 and XMC1300
ARMVX-38584 Update MB9AFB4xM XML SFR file to SVD XML file 1.7
ARMVX-38586 Add support for XMC4100 devices
ARMVX-38594 Add support EFM32 Wonder family of microcontrollers
ARMVX-38595 Update EFM32 CMSIS files to v3.0.3
ARMVX-38596 Update support for STM32L family
ARMVX-38598 Add STM32F405OE/OG, STM32F415OG, STM32F427 and STM32F437
ARMVX-38604 Add support for XMC1100, XMC1200 and XMC1300 devices
ARMVX-38608 Require minimal Segger software V4.66
ARMVX-38630 Update XML SFR files of XMC4000 Family
ARMVX-38632 Update CMSIS files for XMC4000 family
ARMVX-38652 Link the complete library, not just the needed objects from the library
ARMVX-38730 Support for Interrupt Aware debugging using ST-link
ARMVX-38792 Unreachable license server causes slow Eclipse user interaction
ARMVX-38878 The LDR= pseudo-instruction should generate a T2 LDR if a high register is used.
ARMVX-38897 Add low-power mode debug support with ST-Link
ARMVX-38923 Trace support for Cortex-M0+
ARMVX-39012 Allow setting hardware breakpoints above 0x1fffffff (DAP)
ARMVX-39095 Compiler should support GCC attribute 'at'
ARMVX-39132 Allow setting hardware breakpoints above 0x1fffffff (ST-LINK)
ARMVX-39158 DAvE 4.0 project import: do not add CMSIS include paths by default

Closed Issues

This is a list of closed issues that will not be fixed. The list of fixed issues for v3.2r1 is included in the release notes of the product.

Cannot Reproduce

ID Summary
ARMVX-38513 Task entry address not shown in map file

Won't Fix

ID Summary
ARMVX-35314 dump command failure when 'width' equals 1
ARMVX-35315 signed, unsigned and hexadecimal watch errors from command window
ARMVX-35458 e-command only works on 3rd attempt
ARMVX-35710 Emit hexadecimals rather than decimals in assembly source file
ARMVX-35853 CrossView Pro 'file | open source' error
ARMVX-37264 asarm -OgsJ results in E294: generic instruction has no suitable ...
ARMVX-38579 asarm E122: invalid instruction: old syntax not allowed
ARMVX-39360 Pointers to different functions shall not be equal

Not a problem

ID Summary
ARMVX-37415 intrinsic name mismatch between compiler intrinsic and ST library
ARMVX-37786 Add Watchpoint C/C++ not working using context menu in Variables view
ARMVX-38417 move immediate with shift optimization
ARMVX-38624 Typo's in chapter "3.1. Assembly Syntax"

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