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EVAL VERSION "NEEDS TO CLOSE"

Applies to: RealView C Compiler

Answer


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SYMPTOM

The evaluation version of the MDK-ARM tools displays the following message when starting uVision, or compiling a program module:

The ARM (t)c/c++ Compiler has encountered a problem
and needs to close.  We are sorry for the inconvenience.

This did not happen prior to July 2007.

CAUSE

V3.05 and earlier versions of the MDK-ARM evaluation tools perform a date calculation which fails starting in July 2007. It is this failure that causes the above error message to display.

Note

RESOLUTION

Download and install the latest version (V3.11) of the MDK-ARM Evaluation kit to correct this.

STATUS

This is corrected in MDK-ARM V3.10 and later versions.

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Article last edited on: 2007-08-03 21:36:32

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