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[avr-gcc-list] Yet another Avr-gcc_Simulavr_Avr-Gdb_DDD-howto, Was: Re:

From: Terry Porter
Subject: [avr-gcc-list] Yet another Avr-gcc_Simulavr_Avr-Gdb_DDD-howto, Was: Re: avr-libc install problem
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 18:32:59 +1000

On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 18:41:24 +1000
Erik Christiansen <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 06:17:51PM +1000, Terry Porter wrote:
> > Excellent. I actually spent a fair bit of time trying to fix it, but in the 
> > end, this is the fastest way.
>    I thought that maybe I'd forgotten the prefix, but scrolling back I
>    see:
>          ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/avr/

Looks like we both didnt get that one right.

>    That makes the original outcome something of a surprise.

Something is broken (slightly) somewhere, I'm sure it will get fixed at some 

> Oh well,
>    with your fix it works.
> > I've almost finished a howto of installing the latest gcc-avr toolset
> > on Linux, including simulavr and gdb with ddd (which is *very* nice).
> > When its finished I'll put it on my webpage.
>    Aaaah, gdb is on my list. Given that the simulavr documentation
>    makes clear its incompleteness,

I've been using it on my test code and it seems to be quite complete, I can 
single step/continue and read
variable values, dump the registers etc.

> I can see myself moving on to a JTAG
>    debugger fairly soon.

My projects have been handled by a PIC16F84 in the past, so even a atmega8l 
would increase the flash I'm used to having by eight times, yet Avr JTAG only 
starts with targets having >= 16K flash, I won't be going there for a while I 

> (My first lines of avr code implement a
>    simulated multiplexed address/data bus, so I can talk to just one
>    such chip with an ATmega16. You can take that only so far on
>    simulavr.)

Yes, I see what you mean.

>    Hopefully you'll announce on the list when your howto is completed.

I've finished it now that Ted Roth has advised me where I went wrong :)

Pictures and files :

My little howto:-

> Thanks again,



Kind Regards
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