msp430mcu: To -devel or not to -devel

Thibault North thibault.north at
Fri May 18 17:33:20 UTC 2012


On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Rob Spanton <rspanton at> wrote:
> Hi,
> [...]
> So I'd like to submit a new "msp430mcu" package for review.  This
> package would almost entirely consist of headers and linker scripts.
> Since this package would be essential for cross-compiling *anything* for
> the msp430, am I correct in thinking that this shouldn't be a "-devel"
> package?  (If it were, then the non-"-devel" variant of it would be
> pretty much empty...)

Yes. You can check avr-gcc and avr-libc, which are the cross compiler
and libraries for AVR microchips.

> rpmlint doesn't seem to be very happy about me shipping this rpm that
> contains a lot of headers.  So unhappy that it tells me 454 times about
> it ;-)

Doesn't matter. avr-libc gives ~200 errors too :)


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