Welcome to our humble project. In order to get your hands dirty as quickly and smoothly as possible, here follows our suggested approach!
developers mailing list no serious Rockbox freak can live without. IRC: There's always a bunch of friendly and helpful people around in the IRC channel. Forum: Most users will show up and discuss issues in the Rockbox web forum
Ubuntu VM (475MB) (username/password): ubuntu/reverse This will give you a complete linux Desktop running within Windows with the ARM and simulator compilers already configured. Set up a Cygwin development environment OR set up a Interix development environment. set up a coLinux development environment
How to use SVN).
Building the cross compiler, or alternatively Beginners Version. This describes using the automatic tool to setup gcc and is fairly simple. Set up a Cygwin development environment OR set up a Interix development environment.
How to compile Rockbox. Also note that we have put a whole lot of effort in writing simulators so that you can build, run and try code on your host PC before you build and download your target version. This of course requires a working compiler for your native system.
contributing information if you want to have any hope of having your changes accepted. Now, you fixed any bugs? You added any features? Then make a patch and head over to the patch tracker and submit it. Of course, you can also check the open bug reports and jump in and fix one of them (or possibly submit a new bug report). ContributingToRockbox and Feature Ideas section of the Rockbox Technical Forum may also be a source of inspiration for those unsure of where to begin.
r32 - 03 Sep 2011 - 22:14:31 - MichaelGiacomelli
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