studio on Linux, like AVR32studio?

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Just curious here ... has there been any work on coming up with AVR8 studio support on Linux, following the trail blazed by AVR32 studio?

I ask for the obvious reason: avoiding Windows like the plague it is, along with its security problems. It's no fun to need to suspend Linux and enter Windows just so I can run Studio. And in fact, the need to do that is a disincentive to doing AVR8 work.

The most useful bits would be the ability to use JTAG and DebugWire (mini-JTAG!) to interrogate the whole system state ... finding those surprising bits set, looking at RAM, and so on.

A secondary virtue would be having the patches that go into WinAVR be more readily integrated in Linux toolchains. It seems to be a known problem that for example Ubuntu's AVR toolchain is ancient, and missing lots of chip support. Now that I know the WinAVR patches are available standalone, I can sort out how to assemble a toolchain ... though it would be very nice to see that mentioned in the avr-libc webpage about building the AVR toolchain, even without full scripts to automate that process.

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You probably know this already but the best guide to building the toolchain is actually the Bing600 sticky at the top of the GCC forum:

https://www.avrfreaks.net/index.p...

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Actually, I'd heard about "Bingo600" but didn't know what was meant. That's the sort of thing it would be nice to see mentioned in that avr-libc webpage... thanks for the reference!

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To get changes made to avr-libc you need to open a "bug" at Savannah