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I want to use own tool chain, how could i install new too chain in the DS-5?

Altera_Forum
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Where is the place I can add the new tool chain from the DS-5? I wanted to use the MinGW gcc compiler. Pls help ! I am using window 7 operating system with 15.0 Soceds.

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Altera_Forum
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If you with window environment try this guide.. this tool will help you to set the environment in the window and include the DS-5 tool path  

 

"http://www.mingw.org/wiki/howto_install_the_mingw_gcc_compiler_suite" easier than A B C...
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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You can go to the project property, C+++ then environment to check after the installation of the mingw tool kit. Also please go to the tool chain editor and see if the new tool chain had been installed correctly.

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Thanks , I already install the Mingw tool. it is another stand alone installer, so just check accordingly? for which tool chain I required?

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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just launch the minGW launcher... select the basic tab. select all tool chain there... and let the installer configure everything.

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Great ! Where i can select the tool chain?

Altera_Forum
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Great ! Where i can select the tool chain? 

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hi ths had been mentioned before, you right click at your project tree, then go to properties, c++ than you may see a tool chain column.. just select the new tool chain. remember to rebuild everything.!
Altera_Forum
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Of course this depend on what you going to build, sometime it may flag for some warning message for some data format or syntax. cheers.

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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I am doing some university project ..

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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the installation had already included several type of usable compilers for users.. i believe is sufficient for normal application users.

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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agree with citybank!

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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I have the same problem, but slightly deeper: 

 

When trying to select toolchain (Pref/DS-5/Toolchains) on blank tab page you can see: "An error has occurred when creating this preference page". 

 

and textbox with caption problem occured and text inside: 

 

unable to create the selected preference page. 

an error occurred while automatically activating  

bundle com.arm.eclipse.build.toolchains (457). 

 

 

error log/exception stack trace: 

 

 

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java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: An error occurred while automatically activating bundle com.arm.eclipse.build.toolchains (457). 

at org.eclipse.osgi.internal.hooks.EclipseLazyStarter.postFindLocalClass(EclipseLazyStarter.java:116) 

at com.arm.workbench.Hook.run(Hook.java:438) 

Caused by: org.osgi.framework.BundleException: Exception in com.arm.eclipse.build.toolchains.ToolchainManagerPlugin.start() of bundle com.arm.eclipse.build.toolchains. 

at org.eclipse.osgi.internal.framework.BundleContextImpl.startActivator(BundleContextImpl.java:792) 

at org.eclipse.osgi.internal.hooks.EclipseLazyStarter.postFindLocalClass(EclipseLazyStarter.java:107) 

... 171 more 

Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: java.net.URISyntaxException: Illegal character in scheme name at index 7: initial@reference:file:../../../host_tools/mentor/gnu/arm/plugins/com.altera.ds5ae.toolchain.gcc.baremetal_16.1.0.201610250243.jar 

at com.arm.eclipse.build.toolchains.ToolchainManager.convertToURI(ToolchainManager.java:132) 

at org.eclipse.osgi.internal.framework.BundleContextImpl.startActivator(BundleContextImpl.java:764) 

... 178 more 

Caused by: java.net.URISyntaxException: Illegal character in scheme name at index 7: initial@reference:file:../../../host_tools/mentor/gnu/arm/plugins/com.altera.ds5ae.toolchain.gcc.baremetal_16.1.0.201610250243.jar 

at java.net.URI$Parser.fail(URI.java:2848) 

at com.arm.eclipse.build.toolchains.ToolchainManager.convertToURI(ToolchainManager.java:129) 

... 185 more 

 

 

 

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I tried to clean installation and reinstall (DS-5) only and (EDS+DS5) several times, but it doesnt help. So I failed to change TC and do build manually. 

 

Maybe someone have and solved the same problem ? 

 

PS: im using DS-5 installed with EDS 16.1.0.916 by Intel/Altera (Version: Luna SR2 (4.4.2) Build id: M20150204-1700)
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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I have the same problem, but slightly deeper: 

 

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I tried to clean installation and reinstall (DS-5) only and (EDS+DS5) several times, but it doesnt help. So I failed to change TC and do build manually. 

 

Maybe someone have and solved the same problem ? 

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I also had this problem when using DS-5 on Ubuntu 16.04. I had to run DS-5 as root for toolchains to work properly.
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