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CodeWarrior can overwrite source files with certain file extensions

Applies to: RealView Development Suite (RVDS)


CodeWarrior in RVDS 2.2 SP1 has a problem where it overwrites source files with certain file extensions.


A source file with a .C (capital C) or .cc (lower case cc) will result in these sources files being overwritten.

The following is a list of extensions that will be handled correctly.

.c .cp .cpp .c++
.tc .tcpp .ac .acpp
.h .hpp

The two different workarounds for this issue are:

  1. Rename your source files with one of the valid file extensions given above, or
  2. Replace all six of the dlls that are present at the following location in a default installation with the ones available from the downloads pages of the ARM website.

C:Program FilesARMIDEsCodeWarriorCodeWarrior5.6.11832win_32-pentiuminPluginsARMveneers

The six dlls are:


Article last edited on: 2008-09-09 15:47:47

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