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Re: [avrdude-dev] About multiple signatures patch

From: Tomaž Šolc
Subject: Re: [avrdude-dev] About multiple signatures patch
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 10:48:57 +0100
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On 08. 11. 2011 11:23, crazyiop wrote:
> I remember posting it to the tracker :
> http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?34302

I attached my patch to your ticket.

> I don't think I could manage to do the coding, but I'll be happy to help
> with the conf file compacting.

I've also made a quick and dirty script that compares the different
"part" sections of the config file and writes out the number of lines
that differ.

Here you can find the script and its output. It's sorted so that part
pairs with the least differences are on top:


It might help you with the file compacting.

Best regards

> 2011/11/8 Joerg Wunsch <address@hidden>
>> Hi Tomaž,
>>> A while back I submitted a patch that allows you to specify multiple
>>> "signature" declarations per "part" in avrdude.conf. [1]
>> Sorry for not responding to that earlier.
>>> I haven't received any feedback on my patch. I've seen a different,
>>> more general approach proposed by David Ford [3] that adds support
>>> for property inheritance via a "parent" directive.
>> Yes, that idea has been tossed around already before.  The advantage
>> is that it allows to share even more than just multiple signatures,
>> e.g. you can cover complete device families by a single entry, where
>> the derived entries change the signature *and* the memory sizes as
>> well.
>>> If you would be willing
>>> to accept a patch implementing that, I am prepared to work on it.
>> That would be great!  Implementing that (and then compacting
>> avrdude.conf) was basically what I thought would be my next job, as
>> time permits.  I'd really like to have this feature aboard in the next
>> AVRDUDE release, as it allows to add a number of outstanding devices
>> very easily.
>> --
>> cheers, J"org               .-.-.   --... ...--   -.. .  DL8DTL
>> http://www.sax.de/~joerg/                        NIC: JW11-RIPE
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