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WinAVR 20030312 Released

Announcing WinAVR 20030312

WinAVR (pronounced "whenever") is a suite of executable, open source
software development tools for the Atmel AVR series of RISC
microprocessors hosted on the Windows platform. It includes the
GNU GCC compiler for C and C++.

WinAVR can be found at http://sourceforge.net/projects/winavr/

Below is just a sample of what's new.

- The installer now automatically writes the WinAVR directories to your PATH
environment variable and checks to see if they already exist.

- avrdude 4.0.0 is now included. avrdude is an open source programmer software
that is user extensible. It is the former avrprog by Brian Dean now renamed
and cross-platform.

- GNU Debugger (GDB) 5.3 for the AVR target (avr-gdb) is now included.

- AVaRICE 2.0 is now included. AVaRICE is a program for interfacing the Atmel
JTAG ICE to GDB so users can debug their AVR.

- SRecord 1.14 is now included. SRecord is a collection of utilities to
manipulate load files in different formats and various ways.

- New version of Programmers Notepad 2. You can now call command-line tools.
(And without any batch files to do it!)

- avr-libc supports new devices: AT76C711, AT86RF401, AT43USB35x, and AT43USB32x.

- Added a small package, tofrodos, to the utilities to convert Unix / DOS line
endings.

- More changes and corrections to the sample makefile.

For more information see the README.txt file that comes in the binary
installation.

Eric Weddington

Posted by Eric Weddington 2003-03-12