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Re: [avr-gcc-list] Invalid bfd target

From: patrick blanchard
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] Invalid bfd target
Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2005 15:02:00 -0500
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On Sunday 16 October 2005 13:58, Joerg Wunsch wrote:
> patrick blanchard <address@hidden> wrote:
> > ... it appears that binutils 2.16 is lacking the corresponding
> > coff-avr.c file?
> Exactly.  While I originally intented to file my AVR-COFF patch for
> inclusion into GNU binutils (and thus filed my copyright assignment
> with the FSF by that time), I've never really been happy with the
> quality of my work.  There's at least one major bug in it, and
> analysis of that problem showed me the only way to fix it would be a
> complete rewrite.
> By the same time, it became apparent that Atmel would finally switch
> AVR Studio to ELF/DWARF-2, and eventually deprecate AVR-COFF, which
> dropped my (already quite low -- I'm not a Windows and thus not an AVR
> Studio user myself) motivation to actually start the rewrite to zero.

I have yet to start using GDB, the GNU Debugger and thought AVR-COFF was 
necessary. Glad to know I can keep sweeping out microsoft dust from between 
my ears.

Patrick Blanchard

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