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Compile optimized Debian packages

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , — admin @ 2013-04-09 10:51

Do you envy Gentoo users their tuning? Debian packages are mostly shipped only with a basic optimization (-O2) and for more generic CPUs. How about fine tuning for your CPU? (more…)

Windows 7 SDK troubleshooting

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , , , — admin @ 2012-03-03 11:49

Let’s say you need to compile your C++ project under MS Windows and you need to use the Microsoft’s toolchain instead of MinGW. Buying the whole Visual Studio is not necessary. I like a simple combination gvim+scons+gcc which gives me a high amount of flexibility. I just needed to switch the gcc to the MS compiler.


MSPGCC4, debugging

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , — admin @ 2010-04-13 20:34

I recently found a forked project MSPGCC4. It is built against newer GCC and GDB. It supports multiple versions. I tried GCC 4.4.3 and GDB 7.0.1. The compilation and installation is very easy. Just run the buildgcc.sh, choose wanted versions and watch the progress.


MSP430, GCC, mspdebug

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , , , , — admin @ 2010-04-10 22:12

This article describes brief steps to setup a Linux development tools for MSP430 MCU – compiler and programmer. MSP430 is not as well linux-supported as AVR or 8051 but fortunately there are ways to make it working.