Error Installing Third party software for Arm Cortex based VEX microcontroller support package

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Hello,
I have some issues with installing the support package. I have tried both installing directly from MATLAB ADD-ONS application and download and install. From the error log
(Oct 30, 2017 08:05:50) SSI downloadAndInstallSP Response: {"exception": {"message":"There was a problem installing the third-party software. To resolve this issue, contact Technical Support","title":"Install Error","cause":"java.util.zip.ZipException: archive is not a ZIP archive"}}
From this error i suspected following folder in the downloaded install package which cannot be opened from windows file explorer as well:
_Downloads\MathWorks\SupportPackages\R2016b\archives\3p\pros-lib.instrset_common_1501531058\ProjectFiles.zip
After this point i tried to install the third party software manually from:
https://devel
  • https://developer.arm.com/open-source/gnu-toolchain/gnu-rm/downloads
  • https://sourceforge.net/projects/purdueros/?source=typ_redirect
  • VEX companion app from MATLAB ADD-ON app
Currently i can open "vexarmcortex_gettingstarted" however i cannot build it. I can share build diagnostic error if required.
I would be glad if anyone can help me installing the support package correctly
Thanks
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Mehmet Burak Ekinci
Mehmet Burak Ekinci on 30 Oct 2017
Just as I thought the ProjectFiles.zip was a broken file. I checked some xml files and found the download link of the zip file which is:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/purdueros/files/2b10/other/
and replaced it with the download folder. And then installation worked! I also built vexarmcortex_gettingstarted file and drove a dc motor.

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