Open and Closed Issues for TASKING VX-toolset for ARM v4.4r2Log in

Open Issues

This is a list of currently open issues for the TASKING VX-toolset for ARM v4.4r2. The list may include issues found in later releases, whether such issues also appear in this release has not always been verified yet. See below for the list of closed issues. The list of fixed issues for v4.4r2 is included in the release notes of the product.


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-37714 Slow build when using a floating license on Windows 7
ARMVX-38016 Tracing functionality does not work with STM32L152-EVAL and SEGGER J-Trace
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-38052 Script debugger may hang at termination
ARMVX-38261 Flexlm activating borrow requires all components to be run once in order to work
ARMVX-38324 Variables located on odd addresses are handled incorrectly
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-38583 Setting start address fails when using Thumb startup code
ARMVX-38606 Semantic Error when using namespace std
ARMVX-38626 Building without automatically generated vector table fails
ARMVX-38655 __bit, _Imaginary and _Complex keyword highlighting not working for C++ files
ARMVX-38662 Slow makefile generator in Eclipse
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-39371 Flash programming fails for XMC devices
ARMVX-39398 Invalid constant propagation with tripple indirection
ARMVX-39401 Missed "out of bounds" diagnostics
ARMVX-39424 Internal consistency check compiler error (S911) sample case
ARMVX-39425 C compiler S900: internal consistency check failed
ARMVX-39426 C compiler error F103: out of memory
ARMVX-39427 C compiler error E354: MISRA rule 10.3 violation
ARMVX-39428 Inlined array access may cause stack overwrite
ARMVX-39429 Issues with designated initializers for an element of an array of structs
ARMVX-39430 C compiler ctc S900: internal consistency check failed - please report
ARMVX-39431 Initializing code sequence left out
ARMVX-39432 C compiler ctc S900: internal consistency check failed with MISRA 2012 --misrac=17.5
ARMVX-39433 Assertion failed error for a certain C code module with MISRA C:2012 rule 17.5 enabled
ARMVX-39434 Incorrect dead store elimination after inlining
ARMVX-39435 Erroneous sign extension after ABS instruction with signed short operand
ARMVX-39436 Unexpected MISRA C:2012 rule 16.1 violation error for code not using any switch case
ARMVX-39437 C compiler error F117: object size must be lower than 256MB error when debug information enabled
ARMVX-39438 Unexpected MISRA C:2012 rule 13.5 violation message
ARMVX-39439 C++ compiler warning W2639 when pragma section is used within extern "C"
ARMVX-39440 STLport C++ header files contain unnecessarily complex references to TASKING STL header files
ARMVX-39441 C compiler error using -Of : ctc S911: internal consistency check failed - please report
ARMVX-39442 Compound literals using const values are placed in RAM memory
ARMVX-39443 Erroneous W549: condition is always false message when constant propagation switched off
ARMVX-39444 C compiler ctc S911: internal consistency check failed with MISRA C rule 10.3 enabled
ARMVX-39445 C compiler ctc S900: internal consistency check failed with MISRA C rule 10.2 enabled
ARMVX-39446 Different debug labels generated when the same file is compiled multiple times
ARMVX-39447 False positive warning "W507 variable is possibly uninitialized" with constant propagation optimization switched off
ARMVX-39451 Incorrect __asm processing if input refers to output duplicated by other input
ARMVX-39452 Compound literals generate incorrect code in recursive functions
ARMVX-39453 C library function nexttowardf() incorrectly considers some values equal
ARMVX-39454 C++ compiler error: E0498: ["\include.cxx\limits" 490] template argument list must match the parameter list
ARMVX-39455 Perennial C P64072 fails on overlapping struct initialization
ARMVX-39456 C compiler error S911: internal consistency check failed error when control flow simplification disabled
ARMVX-39457 Math functions log10f() and log2f() use double precision arithmetic
ARMVX-39458 C++ compiler using C++ 2003 standard cannot process _Pragma(...)
ARMVX-39459 Sizeof operator applied to a VLA involving variable post-modification causes wrong code
ARMVX-39460 Incorrect warning W541: possibly uninitialized variable
ARMVX-39461 Pragma warning not working for warning W508 'empty source file'
ARMVX-39462 C++ example using unordered map container does not build
ARMVX-39463 Incorrect conversion of an if-else statement to an expression
ARMVX-39464 Non justified if condition optimization
ARMVX-39465 Stack calculation includes stack usage of non referenced functions
ARMVX-39466 Functions printf and sprintf show incorrect IEEE754 single precision formatting / truncation
ARMVX-39467 Proftool function "main" not found error (F454) when profiling library projects
ARMVX-39468 Automatic inlining causes invalid code generation for a local static variable
ARMVX-39469 Dependency scan not working for library projects
ARMVX-39470 Incorrect merging of consecutive updates of the same object
ARMVX-39471 Incorrect empty loop removal when the loop condition has side effects
ARMVX-39472 Viewing local variables (in a C function) sometimes results in message 'no storage assigned'
ARMVX-39473 Static profiling not working with library subproject
ARMVX-39475 Using "Resume at Line" gives "Debug Event Dispatch" error
ARMVX-39476 Move to Line feature is always disabled
ARMVX-39477 Compiler MISRA 2012 rule 9.5 : incorrect flagging of rule violation
ARMVX-39478 C compiler omits value assignment to pointer type function argument with forward store optimization enabled
ARMVX-39479 Compile-time concatenation of character string literal with unicode string literal fails
ARMVX-39481 Unexpected MISRA C:2012 rule 12.4 violation error
ARMVX-39482 Include file may be skipped when same filename is included from different directories
ARMVX-39483 Incorrect conversion of _Complex type to _Bool
ARMVX-39484 Check on constant expression of _Static_assert() not strict enough
ARMVX-39485 Multiple section selection in LSL results in unexpected section removal
ARMVX-39488 Including a copytable in an output section may result in an internal error or a corrupt copy table
ARMVX-39489 Locating fails when contiguous is used for an ordered group with __align sections
ARMVX-39490 References to a locator symbol __lc_x_name can be ambiguous
ARMVX-39491 Linker misplaces .alignment_protection sections in reserved memory or a reserved section without notice
ARMVX-39492 Linker error F009 when an initialized output section is used with copy and blocksize attributes
ARMVX-39495 Linker error E172: Could not completely fill memory when an absolute located reserved section is used
ARMVX-39496 LSL reserved sections may be selected by select statements resulting in a corrupt internal linker state
ARMVX-39497 Linker error E821: Could not fill area when a section with size not multiple of 4 added to a LSL checksum() range
ARMVX-39499 Linker may hang when the size of an output section is at least 2 MB
ARMVX-39500 Linker inserts section in an ordered, contiguous, fill group
ARMVX-39575 C library function strtof might incorrectly return FLT_MAX for hexadecimal number

Improvements and/or New Features

ARMVX-37416 Update ST library to v2.0
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 issues that have been closed with a resolution other than fixed. This list contains issues that will not be fixed, issues that appeared to be not a problem and/or issues that could not be reproduced. The list of fixed issues for v4.4r2 is not shown here, it is included in the release notes of the product.

Cannot Reproduce

ARMVX-38513 Task entry address not shown in map file

Won't Fix

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

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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