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Re: [avr-gcc-list] AVR Studio 4.19 does not work with AVR Toolchain 3.4.

From: Erik Christiansen
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] AVR Studio 4.19 does not work with AVR Toolchain 3.4.0 (informative)
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 01:20:20 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On 09.08.12 16:05, David Brown wrote:
> For what it's worth, I too dislike the newer AVR Studio - partly
> because I do most of my development work with Linux, and partly
> because even on Windows it is a bloated mess.  I can't figure out why
> they decided to use MS VS as a base - the industry has practically
> standardised on Eclipse, and the single biggest request from users
> for AVR Studio 5 was that it be cross-platform.  But I guess Atmel
> had their reasons, and they are certainly good at making the compiler
> toolchain easily available from Linux, so I don't want to complain
> /too/ much.

Quite a few people like Eclipse - I pretty much only hear good things
about it. But I'm too old to change my text hacking mindset from text
based toolsets - and I'm welded onto the gnu toolchain, across a number
of target platforms, having used it exclusively in the latter half of a
quarter century of embedded development. (ctags and a few bits and
pieces give me enough of Eclipse's bells and whistles to keep me
happy.) So long as that's convenient on linux, I'll continue to use


One man's constant is another man's variable.
                                                - A.J. Perli

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