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[avr-libc-dev] Re: [avrdude-dev] 5.0 Release is immenent

From: Henrik Brix Andersen
Subject: [avr-libc-dev] Re: [avrdude-dev] 5.0 Release is immenent
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 16:08:17 +0200
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On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 12:56:58PM +0200, Joerg Wunsch wrote:
> I don't mind having it on savannah either, but currently, we do not
> ship *any* binaries there at all.  If we'd like to start shipping
> binaries there, we should make that a policy, and probably also accept
> other binaries as well -- in particular Linux RPMs (provided someone
> can be found to reliably produce them), as there currently doesn't
> appear to be any kind of up-to-date, centralized AVR toolchain RPM
> repository for Linux.  FreeBSD has probably the best position for AVR
> development, with the ports collection that can be easily held
> up-to-date, and a well-established mirror infrastructure.  I think
> some Linux distributions (Gentoo, Debian) also at least have a working
> packaging for the AVR tools though I cannot say anything about how
> recent they are being kept.  But the `mainstream' RPM-based Linux
> distributions appear to have no working AVR toolchain, and nobody in
> sight who might arrange for this.
> Similar considerations apply to avr-libc, and to GCC and binutils.

I maintain both avrdude [1] and avr-libc [2] in Gentoo Portage. Both
are being kept up-to-date.


[1]: http://packages.gentoo.org/packages/?category=dev-embedded;name=avrdude
[2]: http://packages.gentoo.org/packages/?category=dev-embedded;name=avr-libc
Henrik Brix Andersen <address@hidden>
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