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Re: [avr-libc-dev] Re: avr-libc-dev archives

From: E. Weddington
Subject: Re: [avr-libc-dev] Re: avr-libc-dev archives
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 15:14:13 -0700

On 17 Dec 2002 at 23:04, Joerg Wunsch wrote:

> As E. Weddington wrote:
> > The issue is not creating a bootloader. It's the FAQ of how to
> > relocate code to a fixed address. The bootloader stuff is just an
> > example.
> OK, i buy that, but what else would you need that feature for?
> > > Normally, no program is going to provide the code for both, the
> > > bootloader and the regular application, within a single ELF file.
> > 
> > I do. The bootloader code is part of the regular application. This
> > will be for upgrading the software when the unit is in the field. If
> > 
> Ah, OK.  I simply couldn't imagine why one wants to do this.

Plus, other people have been interested in placing data tables at a 
specific flash address. The FAQ entry could address this too.

> > you recall on this list, I posted an RFC about adding a file to
> > avrlibc, avr-boot.h, which provides a low-level API to read / write
> > the flash, clearing the RWW section, etc.
> I remember it, but by the time you posted it, i didn't understand it
> (or didn't have the time to understand it ;-), and then i eventually
> forgot about it.

I'm still interested in getting some sort of API in this realm put 
into avrlibc, if others are interested too.


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