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Firmware Version update

Contributor V

Hello all,


i have a question if it is possible use the eclipse template or others for update a constant value define as:


static const unsigned short firmware_version =  0001;


for update automaticaly(for example) every time i debug it increasing it of +1. This for track the firmware version




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NXP Employee
NXP Employee

Hi Daniele,

You could also run a post-build command where you rename the generated binary file with a version number. Take a look to the following post created by a colleague that explains how to execute multiple post-build commands:

Executing Multiple Commands as Post-Build Steps in Eclipse | MCU on Eclipse

Hope it helps!

Best Regards,

Carlos Mendoza

Technical Support Engineer

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Senior Contributor II

I explain how to do that with Make (the underlying build system) here:
Software Safety: Automatic Serial Number for Test Driven Development. Makefile Tip #0