USING TWO DIFFERENT TOOL CHAIN VERSIONS
Applies to: uVision IDE
Information in this knowledgebase article applies to:
I need to run different versions of a particular tool chain in
order to develop new projects while still supporting legacy projects.
How can I install a second version of a tool chain without disturbing
my current installation?
You can install the second instance of the tool chain in a
different directory and it will not disturb the current
Install the new tool chain in a different location than your
current installation. For example if your current tool chain is
installed in the directory C:\Keil, install the new tool
chain in C:\Keil_test when prompted.
Delete any µVision shortcuts from your desktop. We will
add new ones for each tool chain in the next steps.
Go to your C:\Keil\UV3 folder (UV2 or UV4 depending on
the IDE version), right click on UV3.exe and select "Send To
-> Desktop". This will create a shortcut on your desktop, rename
this shortcut to reflect the tool chain version.
Repeat step 3 for the tool chain installed in the
License the new installation of the tools. If this computer was
already licensed, it will not count against the number of allowed
Now you have 2 isolated tool chains installed. To run the desired
tool chain, simply double click the appropriate shortcut.
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Article last edited on: 2012-08-20 10:15:03
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