We have found some common errors that users face and have listed them here to help you get started with your application as quickly as possible.
Mbed CLI issues or Error: collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
Purge the cache with the following command:
mbed cache purge
You probably also have a stale BUILD folder. Clean up your directory and try again:
rm -rf BUILD
Error: Prompt wrapping around line
If your terminal is wrapping your text as show here:
In your terminal type:
export PS1='\u@\h: '
For a more minimalist type:
export PS1='> '
Error: "Requires make version 3.82 or later (current is 3.81)"
If you encounter this error, install the brew and make by typing the following code:
ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
brew install make
Note: On a Mac, you might have to use
gmake instead of
make, to run your commands.
Error: -bash: mbed: command not found
If you encounter this error, try the following fixes.
We recommend using the installer and running the downloaded Mbed CLI App. This app will automatically launch a shell with all the dependencies solved for you.
If installed manually, make sure to follow these instructions.