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Subject: Re: cant run dev kit
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-06-16

At 15:40 16/06/04, you wrote:
> wrote:
>>Can anyone help me? i cant seem to get the dev kit to work at all. It
>>seems to install properly untill i need to get the tarball, and then when
>>the tarball is unzipped it doesnt make the desired directory....but
>>instead just a folder of the name of the tarball, with a folder with the
>>name of the tarball in that, and then a lot of folders such as apps,
>>fonts, and all that stuff. Can anyone help me?
>it is not a dev kit, it is just the source tree.
>You must install the cross compiler to build rockbox. it is documented on
>the website.
>note that the linux instructions work for cygwin also. (I use it)

Ah! Further to my earlier post, where it seems I missed the point.
Yes, you need a DevKit AND a TarBall.

There are (afaik) four ways to 'get a devkit':
1. Install Linux
2. Install full CygWin (see ...good luck, I've never managed it.
3. Use the version-1 dev kit from the Rockbox homepage
4. Use the version-2 dev kit from the Cyborg Systems homepage



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