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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] Sigh

From: Andrew Harris
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] Sigh
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 16:41:04 -0500


   I'm curious about this -- this doesn't imply that you can't use the
beagleboard with the USRP, right?  Only that you can't use the onboard
beagleboard DSP to essentially replace the USRP.  Correct me if I'm


On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Gregory Maxwell <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 1:47 PM, Bob McGwier <address@hidden> wrote:
>> It appears that TI has withdrawn the free offering of a linux version of its
>> compilers that I pointed out earlier (in October)  at this link.
>> <https://www-a.ti.com/downloads/sds_support/targetcontent/LinuxDspTools/download.html>
>> This is very disappointing.  Without free tools it makes no sense whatsoever
>> to use TI parts for our projects (OMAP, etc.).
>> They just took a great thing and flushed it down a toilet.
> Even if you've missed some detail and they are still available, or TI
> has puts them back you should take this as an important reminder:
> No-cost software is not the same as Free Software, even for
> development tools.  You were always at TI's mercy. :(
> When I saw that the beagle-board OMAP had a nice fast c64x my first
> question was "Can GCC target this?" when I found out the answer was no
> I went no further.  Not because of some blind preference free software
>  but because of exactly this practical concern.
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