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LARM: "No Tools.ini found" reported by Linker


Information in this knowledgebase article applies to:

  • MDK-ARM V5.20
  • ARM Compiler V6.4
  • ARMCLANG V6.4

SYMPTOM

I have installed MDK-ARM V5.20 with ARM Compiler V6.4 selected.

At building my project the linker reports:

.\Obj\prj.axf:error:Failed to check out a license.Keil Lic.error: No TOOLS.ini found

CAUSE

This is a linker issue. It is triggered by selecting the "Link-Time Optimization" Option in the C/C++ (AC6) tab of the Options for Target.

RESOLUTION

Turn off the "Link-Time Optimization".

Note: This is a known defect that is going to be fixed in ARMCLANG 6.5.

MORE INFORMATION

Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 23, 2016


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