emitting .elf file for production

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I seem to remember reading that AS6.x has a problem generating proper .elf files that contain all the fuse and lock bit info, along with the code. Is this still the case? If so, is there a way I can to this, as I need to send productions files to a manufacturer in China.

Quebracho seems to be the hardest wood.

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AS5 and AS^ up to 6.1 has "lost" the feature that AS 4.19 had but, like a Phoenix from the ashes, it has made a triumphant return in 6.2Beta and yesterday Atmel released the final (no Beta) version of 6.2

So get that and you should be hot to trot.

Oh and what's nice is that you can set "simulator" as the target so don't actually need a programmer attached to do the "building" process of pulling together all the various bit.

Of course if you are using avr-gcc you can just get everything built into the ELF in the first place using:

http://www.nongnu.org/avr-libc/user-manual/group__avr__fuse.html
http://www.nongnu.org/avr-libc/user-manual/group__avr__lock.html
and EEMEM to get the .eeprom stuff in there too.

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I'm using AS6.1
I have been steering clear of 6.2, and I expect I'll have the usual pain trying to download it, as every time I try to download any Atmel stuff I hit a brick wall in the log on process, and then another one trying to re-register. Ho hum...

Quebracho seems to be the hardest wood.

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After 20 minutes, the installation process is still installing USB drivers! I can't leave it and walk the dog, as it keeps asking if it's OK to install unverifiable software every 30 seconds!
I can remember when computers ran at 1MHz, they were MUCH quicker than this....

My client is asking if I can produce .elf files over the weekend - at this rate I doubt I'll have 6.2 installed...

[Later that same year] The actual install of 6.2 was fairly quick, by comparison with the USB drivers install, and it does seem that I can now produce an ELF file that contains fuse and lock bit info.

Thanks.[/Later that same year]

Quebracho seems to be the hardest wood.

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My client is asking if I can produce .elf files over the weekend
Surely it doesn't take 2 whole days to compile some code....but I might be wrong :mrgreen:

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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No. I was concerned that the USB drivers for AS6.2 would not have finished installing after 2 days.

Quebracho seems to be the hardest wood.