In this post I will discuss the various products/components installed by the AVR Studio 5.0 full installer, and the various logs that will be generated by these installed items, in case if you want to know the reason for failure or to send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. To conclude what a full installer does , A full installer is the one that will install AVR Studio 5.0 and get it up and running without the need for a internet connectivity, provided the target machine satisfies the hardware and software requirements for installation.
The below table lists the items installed by the Installer and the path of the logs it is stored.
|Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Full Profile||%temp%\Microsoft_NET_Framework_Setup.htm
|Visual Studio Isolated Shell logs||
|Microsoft Help Viewer||dd_HelpSetupLP_MSI253A||
|Jungo Driver||We don’t have any help for Jungo installation so far.||
|AVR Studio 5.0||%temp%\AS5_InstallLog_<Timestamp>||
3. Custom activities
|Extract Project Templates. (Creates the project templates cache for AVR Studio like AVR GCC, AVR Assembler)||%appdata%\Microsoft\AppEnv\10.0\ActivityLog.xml;ActivityLog.xsl||%appdata% is the user appication data folder. It is typically c:\Documents and Settings\User name\Application Data
and in vista\Windows 7 it is c:\Users\User name\AppData\Roaming.
|Prepare AVR Studio 5.0 for first run (Creates some of the default UI options, environment settings and caches them to speed up start time)||%appdata%\Microsoft\AppEnv\10.0\ActivityLog.xml;ActivityLog.xsl|
|Install Extension (Online Gallery). Creates the custom atmel hosted extension gallery, where the user will be made available with a number of extensions,||%temp%\VSIXInstaller_df4af3c4-fba3-480d-b504-88dc15bddd0d.txt||The identifier df4af3c…. (suffix of the file name) might change in future, but the content of the file should have the tag “Atmel.OnlineGallery”.|
|Install Extension (Visual Assist X for AVR Studio 5.0) Language assistance for C/C++ projects||%temp%\VSIXInstaller_10554a9a-c19e-43c3-8ae5-4862027407c6.txt||The identifier df4af3c…. (suffix of the file name) might change in future, but the content of the file should have the tag “Visual Assist X for AVR Studio 5.0”.|
|Register Help Content for AVR Studio||%temp%\HELPCONTENTSETUP.log||
This is a long list of log files and these are what we first try to acquire on instance of a installation failure or startup failure. But that is based on the error that we see from you. I will try to write a utility to collect these logs and package them on behalf of our customers, on my next post. In case if you are asked to submit the log files please choose the appropriate one and help the AVR Engineers , to help you.
Have a good time with AVR Studio.