Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: developing rockbox and updating patches
Re: developing rockbox and updating patches
From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_rockbox.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 15:51:22 +0200 (CEST)
On Wed, 1 Aug 2007, Daniel Dalton wrote:
> So does anyone know how I should start when I download a patch and I find
Well, that's what all the magic about programming and debugging is about, and
> What else will I need to know to make the things I said above work?
You need to program. A lot.
> If I was to create a patch that put a music option in the main menu how
Get the code. Add everything the way you want it. Run diff. Post the patch on
> How do I display text on the screen?
lcd_puts() and friends. Have a look in the existing code to find inspiration.
> Why can't plugins use the voice interface?
Because the infrastructure to make that work isn't done.
> Couldn't they just use the talk.c file and then use the functions from that?
No they can't. This is a subject for a separate thread so if you really feel
> When I try to create a patch the diff file comes out with about 23000 lines.
Yes, don't modify whitespace/newlines on lines that you don't change!
-- Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/Received on 2007-08-01
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