we highly encourage our community here to jump in and answer questions as well. Has somebody else encountered this issue. In our test environment the approach as described in the knowledge base article "Command Line Compilation of PSoC1 Project" does work.
Is somebody else using this feature and it does / does not work.
The forum is targeted to be a user community and a peer to peer sharing and help network.
We will continue to look into this issue and appreciate any additional input from other PSoC users.
Thank you for your help, Robert
According to the “IDE User Guide” Appendix B.4 “Building Project Through Command Line”.
The following command should be used to Clean, Generate and Build by the IMAGECRAFT compiler the “Demo” project, located in the “D:\MyDesigner” folder:
"C:\Program Files\Cypress\PSoC Designer\5.1\PSoC Designer 5\PDCLI.exe" "CGBP" "D:\MyDesigner\Demo\Demo.cmx" "IMAGECRAFT"
This command can be used only for the PD 5.1 designer
Please see attached “IDE User Guide.pdf” file on p134
IDE User Guide1.pdf 6.5 MB
I can't build my project this way too.
C:\Documents and Settings\admin>"C:\Program Files\Cypress\PSoC Designer\5.1\PSoC
Designer 5\PDCLI.exe" "CGBP" "C:\PSoC projects\test1\test1.cmx" "IMAGECRAFT"
ERROR: The project failed to build
The build output is shown below:
Can you give me your email or skype?
I send you login and password for remote control of of my computer.
My contacts are
Which version of the PSoC Designer are you using? (Help -> About PSoC Designer)
I can successfully build with PSoC Designer 5.1 Service Pack 1, which can be downloaded from the
Could you attach your project?
PSoC Designer Content 5.1 (SP1)- Build 2101 - 27-December-2010.15:17:09
PSoC Designer Core 5.1 (SP1)- Build 2101 - 27-December-2010.15:17:09
PSoC Designer Documentation 5.1 (SP1)- Build 2101 - 27-December-2010.15:17:09
I also can share my computer using www.teamviewer.com
Password and login can send to your email.
My project link is
please use following bat to build your project (thanks Chris for help):
make -f %PSOCDIR%\Makefile clean
make -f %PSOCDIR%\Makefile makemake
make -f %PSOCDIR%\Makefile depend
make -f %PSOCDIR%\Makefile
It should solve your issue. KB and IDE user guide will be updated.