[aur-general] Request Delete and Merge
bxsbxs at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 16:55:28 EDT 2012
On 07/06/2012 09:33 PM, Ike Devolder wrote:
> Op vrijdag 6 juli 2012 20:44:40 schreef BxS:
>> On 07/06/2012 07:17 PM, Ike Devolder wrote:
>>> Op vrijdag 6 juli 2012 16:11:03 schreef BxS:
>>>> This is a cleanup on "C Compiler for PIC24 MCUs and dsPIC DSCs" packages
>>>> in aur.
>>>> Please delete hitech-dspicc-bin, it's only needed for really old code.
>>> But it is still working ? then i would rather keep it in.
>> Yes, still working, I only used it to test some code before converting
>> it to other compiler, microchip bought hitech but now let compiler to
>> die, it never had any vote so I don't even know if someone use it.
>> So, still working, if you think it should not be deleted, for me I see
>> no problem.
>>>> Please merge microchip-mplabc30_bin into microchip-mplabxc16-bin,
>>>> c30 was replaced by XC16, I keep it for compability and because XC16 is
>>>> too new, but since C30 don't like to work anymore with arch glibc is
>>>> better simple move on to XC16.
>>> microchip-mplabc30_bin is also still working fine ?
>>> does the package microchip-mplabxc16-bin provide all the same
>>> functionallity ?
>> C30 was broken for several times, I always find I way to keep it
>> running, but it's broken again and I think it's time to move on, because
>> XC16 is just a new version of C30 with very small changes, so basically
>> a rename from C30 to XC16. Almost 100% of C30 code compile in XC16
>> without any change. Also microchip never made C30 for Linux official,
>> but XC16 was released was a replacement for C30 with official support
>> for Win/Linux/Mac.
>>>> Thanks, keep the good work.
>>>>  https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=54315
>>>>  https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=52725
>>>>  https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=59174
> merged microchip-mplabc30_bin into microchip-mplabxc16-bin
> thx for the explanation
> should hitech-dspicc-bin go foobar, you can file again for deletion
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