WinAVR .. is it still maintained?

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Hello all,

At the risk of appearing an ignoramus... what's happening with winavr?
Is it still maintained, what is the current release , where is this current release available from?

Looking at winavr site it seems to have stopped at january 2010 release?

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what's happening with winavr?
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stopped at january 2010 release?
Correct, now you have to download AS6.2 (provided you have a computer which will run it...), use up your monthly Internet quota to download it, fill your HDD with sqiggabyte of stuff you don't need or want and use the Atmel toolchain for 8 bits.

As a good measure you will also get a 32bit and an ARM toolchain.

If you are lucky AS6.x will "update" your tools to work with it, too bad if you want to go back. So if you have, say a JTAG Mk3, just use that with AS6 and keep you other tools uncontaminated.

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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If you just want the tool chain(s?) they are available as separate download(s?). Or at least they where..

Oh, yes! Here: http://www.atmel.com/tools/atmel...

EDIT: Be aware that those will not contain all the GNU utilities you got with WinAVR (most prominently, GNU Make). So don't throw your WinAVR setup out....

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Correct, now you have to download AS6.2 (provided you have a computer which will run it...), use up your monthly Internet quota to download it, fill your HDD with sqiggabyte of stuff you don't need or want and use the Atmel toolchain for 8 bits.

As a good measure you will also get a 32bit and an ARM toolchain.


As Johan says you don't have to download Studio 6 and the ARM/UC3 toolchains to get avr-gcc for Windows. However it's worth getting Studio 6 because in the extension gallery one of the things you can download is a package of the gnuwin32 tools. That still doesn't give you everything WinAVR did but it gets quite close.

(Studio 6 is an astronomically better editing experience than Studio 4 and especially if you also download the top 5 or so extensions in the gallery)

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Ah man... wish I didnt ask

Thank you all

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Ah man... wish I didnt ask

Why? 4.8.1 from Atmel is an astronomically better compiler than the 4.3.3 in WinAVR