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To use earlier version of compiler with CS+ V3.00.00 or later

Last Updated:09/06/2017


Is it possible to use earlier versions of the compiler with CS+ V3.00.00 or later?


Yes. Please follow the following steps to use the compiler versions which were supported by CubeSuite+ with CS+ V3.00.00 or later.
The administrator authority of Windows is needed for installing and un-installing.

<The versions of the build tools (compilers) to be supported>

  • CC-RH RH850 Compiler
    • V1.00.01
  • CC-RX RX compiler
    • V1.02.00, 1.02.01, 2.00.00, 2.00.02, and 2.01.00
  • CX V850 Compiler
    • V1.20, 1.21, and 1.30
  • CA78K0R RL 78, 78K0R compiler
    • V1.20, 1.30, 1.40, 1.41, 1.50, and 1.60
  • CA78K0 78K0 compiler
    • V1.20, 1.21


1. Preparation for installation

Install the product version of CS+ V3.00.00 or the free evaluation version of CS+ V3.00.00. You do not have to install it again if it is installed on your PC already.

In order to save the environment if you have been using a version of CubeSuite+ earlier than V2.02.01, use the saving function after packing your projects and development tools before installing CS+.
Please refer to the following for more information on how to use this function.

CubeSuite+ V2.02.00 Integrated Development Environment User's Manual Start [CS+ for CA, CX]

2.8.3 Saving a project and this product after packing

2. Copying the CubeSuite+ build tool (compiler)

Copy the version folder for the compiler which is installed in the CubeSuite+ environment to the CS+ installation folder.


Source: In case of the default folder of CubeSuite+
C:\Program Files\Renesas Electronics\CubeSuite+\Compiler name\Version

Destination: In case of the default folder of CS+
- CC-RH, CC-RX Compiler
C:\Program Files\Renesas Electronics\CS+\CC\Compiler name\Version
- CX, CA78K0R, CA78K0 Compiler
C:\Program Files\Renesas Electronics\CS+\CACX\Compiler name\Version


The above folders are the default folders created when CS+ is installed in 32-bit version of Windows. For 64-bit version of Windows,” C:\Program Files\” is replaced by “C:\Program Files (x86)\.”

3. Designating the version of the build tool (compiler)

Designate the version of the copied folder in the following property of the CS+ build tool when using an added compiler.

  Common Option tab
   -> Version Select
   -> Using compiler package version

Note: Uninstallation
To uninstall the compiler which you added according to the steps under 2, manually delete the whole file in the copied folder.

Suitable Products
CS+ (formerly CubeSuite+)
C Compiler Package for RH850 Family
C Compiler Package for V850 Family
Compiler Package for V850 [CA850]
C/C++ Compiler Package for RX Family
Compiler for RL78 Family and 78K0R [CA78K0R]
Compiler for 78K0 [CA78K0]