This allows you to check for updates to Code Composer Studio, third party emulation drivers as well as updates to other Eclipse plug-in packages that you have installed.
You are also able to target specific plug-ins or updates for installation as well as directly access the Eclipse Marketplace.
This feature or capability can be a new major version stream of the compiler (5.x if you only have 4.x installed, for example) Note: if you need to install an entire new feature such as a new device family that was not selected during initial install, or a new JTAG debugger family or manufacturer, check the Installing an entirely new feature section below.
To access this functionality, simply go to menu Help -- This screen has several fields and options: The Work with: drop-down selection refers to which configured update site is selected.
Certain components can be uninstalled from within CCS, especially in case an installation went wrong or if a previous version is required instead. Certain core components such as DVT, Debug Server, IDE and most of Eclipse and CDT components (everything that has and ID that starts with org.eclipse) are critical for the operation of CCS and will render it unusable if uninstalled. Manual deletion of files must be done with extreme care to not disrupt the current CCS install.