FIX: Makeimg crashes when an application is built with AppBuilder in Windows Embedded Compact 2013

This article describes an issue that occurs when an application is built with AppBuilder on Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based devices. An update is available to fix this issue. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.
Symptoms
Assume that you create a "hello world" application on a Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based device, and the Monthly Update (May 2015) is installed on the device. Incremental linking is enabled for this application. In this situation, when the project.bib file includes an application that's built by using AppBuilder, the makeimg process fails.
Resolution

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (August 2015) is now available from Microsoft. To download this Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.
More information

Restart requirement

After you apply this update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:
  • On the Build menu, select Clean Solution, and then select Build Solution.
  • On the Build menu, select Rebuild Solution.
You don't have to restart the computer after you apply this software update. 

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace any other updates. 

File information

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Files that are included in this hotfix package


File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
Romimage.exe216,24814-Aug-201512:34Public\Common\Oak\Bin\I386

Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
References
For more information about software update terminology, see Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates.
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Article ID: 3088374 - Last Review: 09/15/2015 17:57:00 - Revision: 1.0

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