2.10 Exporting or importing an existing launch configuration

In Eclipse, a launch configuration contains all the information to run or debug a program. A DS-5 debug launch configuration typically describes the target to connect to, the communication protocol or probe to use, the application to load on the target, and debug information to load in the debugger.

Exporting an existing launch configuration

  1. From the File menu, select Export....
  2. In the Export dialog box, expand the Run/Debug group and select Launch Configurations.
    Figure 2-12 Export launch configuration dialog box
    Export launch configuration dialog box


  3. Click Next.
  4. In the Export Launch Configurations dialog box:
    1. Expand the DS-5 Debugger group and then select one or more launch configurations.
    2. Click Browse... and select the required location on your local file system and click OK.
      Figure 2-13 Launch configuration selection panels
      Launch configuration selection panels


  5. If necessary, select Overwrite existing file(s) without warning.
  6. Click Finish.

The launch configuration files are saved in your selected location with an extension of .launch.

Importing an existing launch configuration

  1. From the File menu, select Import....
  2. In the Import dialog box, expand the Run/Debug group and select Launch Configurations.
  3. Click Next.
  4. In the Import Launch Configurations dialog box:
    1. In From Directory, Browse and select an import directory.
    2. In the selection panels, select the folder and the specific launch configurations you want.
      Figure 2-14 Launch configuration file selection panels
      Launch configuration file selection panels


    3. If necessary, select Overwrite existing file(s) without warning.
    4. Click Finish to complete the import process.

You can view the launch configurations in the Debug Control panel.

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