Arm Forge Release History

This page describes the changes between releases of Arm Forge.

To download and install the latest version of Arm Forge, see our downloads page and follow the installation steps given in the Arm Forge user guide.

For more compatibility information, see our Known Issues, Arm DDT supported platforms, and Arm MAP supported platforms topics.

Arm Forge

Version 18.0

Released: January 26, 2018

What's new in 18.0

Arm Forge 18.0 covers the following releases:

  • Arm Forge 18.0.0 - Released 09th November 2017
  • Arm Forge 18.0.1 - Released 27th November 2017
  • Arm Forge 18.0.2 - Released 26th January 2018

Release Note for Release History 18.0

Changes for Arm Forge 18.0.2:

  • Fixed a bug that caused startup to fail with OpenMPI on Cray systems.
  • Several pthread functions are now correctly classified as "synchronization" functions as opposed to "computing" functions.
  • Fortran allocation pointers for dynamic arrays are now displayed correctly in Arm DDT.
  • Improved the test examples compilation procedure.

Changes for Arm Forge 18.0.1:

  • Fix incorrect metric values seen in MAP on Ubuntu 16.04.
  • Improve debugger stability with Cavium ThunderX2 processors.
  • Add user-friendly warning messages displayed for unknown or incompatible configuration options.
  • Fix Arm branding issue with Mac client.

Changes for Arm Forge 18.0:

  • Update the tools branding, from Allinea Forge to Arm Forge.
  • Arm Forge is now part of Arm Allinea Studio toolkit for AArch64. The tools remain cross-platform.
  • Add support for Arm HPC Compiler 18.0.
  • Add support for Red Hat 7.4 and Ubuntu 16.04 on AArch64.
  • Add support for hardware watchpoints on AArch64.
  • Update Arm DDT default debugger.
  • Improve profiling performance of Arm MAP with WRF when using SGI MPT.
  • Improve Arm MAP GUI memory usage when opening large profiles.
  • Improve performance of our memory debugging.
  • Update our EULA.