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Eclipse IDE for ModusToolbox using macOS version 11.0.1 (Big Sur) - KBA231880

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Eclipse IDE for ModusToolbox using macOS version 11.0.1 (Big Sur) - KBA231880

Japanese version: macOSバージョン11.0.1(Big Sur)を使用したModusToolbox用のEclips... - Cypress Developer Community

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Question:

Why does the Eclipse IDE for ModusToolbox show an error while using macOS version 11.0.1 (Big Sur)?

 

Answer:

When opening the Eclipse IDE for ModusToolbox using macOS version 11.0.1 (Big Sur), you may encounter a java.lang.NullPointerException error message, which indicates that the IDE cannot run due to a Java conflict between Eclipse and macOS.

 

Workaround:

If you are using macOS 11.0.1 (Big Sur), do not use the Eclipse IDE. You can use various tools such as the Project Creator, Library Manager, and Configurators in stand-alone mode. You can also export your application to various IDEs/code editors, such as Visual Studio Code (VS Code). Refer to the ModusToolbox User Guide for details.

  • Section 2.3.1 in the user guide describes the Project Creator. You can also refer to the Project Creator Guide.
  • Section 2.4.1 in the user guide describes the Library Manager. You can also refer to the Library Manager Guide.
  • Section 2.5.1 in the user guide describes the Configurators. Each Configurator also includes a separate guide, which is available from the Configurator’s Help menu.
  • Sections 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5 in the user guide describe the processes to export an application to VS Code, IAR Embedded Workbench, and Keil μVision 5, respectively.
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