Quality RTOS & Embedded Software

 Real time embedded FreeRTOS RSS feed 
Real time embedded FreeRTOS mailing list 
Quick Start Supported MCUs PDF Books Trace Tools Ecosystem TCP & FAT Training




Loading

Compilation Error when trying to generate Windows Port with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Posted by bertrandmercier on March 4, 2016

Hello,.

I'd like to compile FreeRTOS on Windows. So I followed the instructions of the "Try It Now, Using the Windows Port" section of page "Getting Started with Simple FreeRTOS Projects" (http://www.freertos.org/simple-freertos-demos.html).

I downloaded and setup Visual C++ 2010 Express. I downloaded an official FreeRTOS distribution : FreeRTOSV8.2.3 I opened the Win32.sln solution file in my .../FreeRTOS/Demo/WIN32-MSVC directory I set mainCREATESIMPLEBLINKYDEMOONLY of main.c, to 1

BUT when I compile ("générer" in french) the project, I got the following error :

1>C:Program Files (x86)MSBuildMicrosoft.Cppv4.0PlatformsWin32Microsoft.Cpp.Win32.Targets(511,5): error MSB8008: The Plateform Tool Set (v140) is not setup or not valid. Check that a supported PlatformToolset value is selected

What is a "Plateform Tool Set" ?

As you recommended, I read the comments at the top of main_blinky.c, before compiling, BUT I don't see information that can help me.

Thank you for your help


Compilation Error when trying to generate Windows Port with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Posted by rtel on March 4, 2016

Are you sure it was the V8.2.3 distribution you downloaded, because you should not have any problems with that using MSVC 2010 Express (I just tried it). However, if you downloaded the V9.0.0rc1 distribution then the version of MSVC used has been updated to the 2015 Community Edition (still free for open source work or small teams).

The error you are getting is because of a mismatch between the compiler version selected in the project and the compiler version installed on your computer. You can still build using Visual Studio 2010 Express edition, but you will have to manually set the compiler version. See the highlighted option in the attached to see how to change it.

Attachments

platform_toolset.jpg (68708 bytes)

Compilation Error when trying to generate Windows Port with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Posted by bertrandmercier on March 4, 2016

Thank you for your screenshot. Indeed, Because the RTOSdemo project was specified with the "v140" Plateform Tool Set, but in my C:Program Files (x86)MSBuildMicrosoft.Cppv4.0PlatformsWin32PlatformToolsets, I only have v100 and v90 directories. So I choosed for example "v100", and now it builds and I got a .exe. Thank you very much again.


[ Back to the top ]    [ About FreeRTOS ]    [ Sitemap ]    [ ]




Copyright (C) 2004-2010 Richard Barry. Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Real Time Engineers Ltd.
Any and all data, files, source code, html content and documentation included in the FreeRTOSTM distribution or available on this site are the exclusive property of Real Time Engineers Ltd.. See the files license.txt (included in the distribution) and this copyright notice for more information. FreeRTOSTM and FreeRTOS.orgTM are trade marks of Real Time Engineers Ltd.

Latest News:

FreeRTOS V9.0.0 is now available for download.


Free TCP/IP and file system demos for the RTOS


Sponsored Links

⇓ Now With No Code Size Limit! ⇓
⇑ Free Download Without Registering ⇑


FreeRTOS Partners

ARM Connected RTOS partner for all ARM microcontroller cores

Renesas Electronics Gold Alliance RTOS Partner.jpg

Microchip Premier RTOS Partner

RTOS partner of NXP for all NXP ARM microcontrollers

Atmel RTOS partner supporting ARM Cortex-M3 and AVR32 microcontrollers

STMicro RTOS partner supporting ARM7, ARM Cortex-M3, ARM Cortex-M4 and ARM Cortex-M0

Xilinx Microblaze and Zynq partner

Silicon Labs low power RTOS partner

Altera RTOS partner for Nios II and Cortex-A9 SoC

Freescale Alliance RTOS Member supporting ARM and ColdFire microcontrollers

Infineon ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers

Texas Instruments MCU Developer Network RTOS partner for ARM and MSP430 microcontrollers

Cypress RTOS partner supporting ARM Cortex-M3

Fujitsu RTOS partner supporting ARM Cortex-M3 and FM3

Microsemi (previously Actel) RTOS partner supporting ARM Cortex-M3

Atollic Partner

IAR Partner

Keil ARM Partner

Embedded Artists