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Subject: Re: Script to automatically download and install rockbox firmware

Re: Script to automatically download and install rockbox firmware

From: Menachem Shapiro <>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 18:28:34 -0700

On 5/14/07, Nicolas Pennequin <> wrote:
> Seems nice but we have rbutil that does the same with a nice GUI
> (

Except that Rockbox Utility doesn't work on linux (or at least has no
linux build). Also, my goal is to integrate this with udev, and have
my computer automatically install the latest daily build when I plug
my device in. This is something that Rockbox Utility doesn't do.

> If you were to make your script be able to handle building rockbox (maybe even
> with a list of patches), I would definitly be interested. I made an attempt
> once and it worked quite well (although it was nowhere near robust) but I
> lost it and never got round to rewriting it.
> Someting you might find interesting is this:
> It's the home of one of the
> unofficial build guys, and he has a script to handle some things
> automatically.

That is a cool link. Thanks for pointing it out to me. I will
definitely check it out.


> Nicolas
Received on 2007-05-15

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