Rockbox

  • Status Closed
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  • Task Type Feature Requests
  • Category Infrastructure → Build environment
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System All players
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version Daily build (which?)
  • Due in Version Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by DerPapst - 2007-07-29
Last edited by obo - 2007-07-31

FS#7504 - Add *.map files in rockbox.zip

Imagine the following… Someone comes to IRC or the forums and starts complaining (s)he got a data abort at 0xa4b425C8 with the most recent build. You want to know where the abort happend and contact the one whos build server was used to build this built.
Finally you catched him om IRC but a new commit has been made and the whatever.map file isn’t valid anymore. So you tell the user to upgrade the newest build again and everything starts over again.
I thinks this is a PITA for the user, the one who wants to figure out whats wrong and the build server owner.

Wouldn’t it be better, when buildzip.pl would include all map files in e.g. ./rockbox/maps to that you can tell the user “Ok, go to .rockbox/maps on your DAP and pastebin.ca whatever.map”.

Once could say that the new maps directory might confuse a lot of rockbox users but i doubt they are interested in anything that is in .rockbox as long as their themes and wpses are ok.

Firstly i wanted to make that a patch but buildzip.pl made my head hurt. So it’s only a request ;)
Hope you like it.

Closed by  zagor
2007-07-31 15:48
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  

Closing all feature requests.

JdGordon just pointed me to http://www.rockbox.org/tracker/task/7501 which is the patch for this request.

I’m always too slow :-(

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uhm, isn’t “make mapzip” already fine enough?

It is. Haven’t noticed that it is already there. Sorry for that.

But i was more concerend that the map files aren’t available for the user/supporter which you have changed at least for the daily builds one hour ago or so.

So i think this task can now be closed (my contribution to the FS cleanup week :-P)

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