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Open Issues

This is a list of currently open issues for the TASKING VX-toolset for ARM v5.1r1. 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 v5.1r1 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-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-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-38676 GNU extension #warning causes Eclipse complaint 'invalid preprocessor directive'
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-38770 Linker error "section is out of range (should be 25-bit signed)"
ARMVX-38777 Assembler error "incompatible expression for instruction"
ARMVX-38827 Register allocation failed for deeply nested for-loop and --cpu=ARMv6M --thumb
ARMVX-38840 Cannot start debug session when 2 ST boards are connected
ARMVX-38847 Exception occurred during launch "Error within Debug UI"
ARMVX-38871 Test P50009 of the Perennial-suite fails because argv[argc] is not a NULL pointer
ARMVX-38905 Flash programming may fail where devices abut
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
ARMVX-39371 Flash programming fails for XMC devices
ARMVX-39398 Invalid constant propagation with tripple indirection

Improvements and/or New Features

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 v5.1r1 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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