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Subject: Re: building RB on OS X

Re: building RB on OS X

From: Jonas H. <rasher_at_rasher.dk>
Date: 2005-07-11

On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 05:01:25PM +0200, Jvo wrote:
> when building rockbox I expected to have the same result in the end like if
> I download the bleeding edge or one of the daily builds, but this is not the
> case. it ends with firmware and apps folders where you have to move (and
> search in those numerous files) manually the .rock files to the player. also
> because on the player there are different folders for plugins and viewers I
> have to take care loading them to the correct locations on the player. with
> the downloaded builds you can simply extract the zip to the player root and
> overwrite the old files.
> actually at the moment I need VirtualPC for moving the files to the player
> because OSX hides the .rockbox folder. but still then you have loads of
> ._*-files on the player finally. any sugerstions to avoid this?
> did anybody wrote a script to create a ready to move to the player .rockbox
> folder?

make zip will create a zip like the one downloaded from a bleeding edge
build.

> I did some improvements in battery level filters and calculations for
> slightly improved accuracy for the iriver players. tested already on my
> iHP140 and works fine. also compiles without any warnings or errors.
> How can I commit changed files to the recent CVS. register for cvs and then
> update?

Post a patch on the patch tracker (see rockbox.org/patches.shtml), bug
people with CVS access on IRC or here. If you do this a few times,
someone higher up will eventually get "annoyed" and grant you CVS commit
access.

-- 
Jonas H
rasher(at)rasher(dot)dk
                                         -- [insert witty remark here]

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