[fpc-devel] Is target mips-embedded possible / planned?

Michel Catudal mcatudal at comcast.net
Fri May 24 03:56:13 CEST 2013

Le 2013-05-23 03:30, Michael Schnell a écrit :
> On 05/22/2013 10:31 PM, Michel Catudal wrote:
>> Without the PE you need to program a word at a time. There is no way that you can compete in speed with Microchip's PICKit or ICD without this. 
> ... unless you recreate what the PICKit (rather the ICD3) does with a homebrew device (e.g. using PICKit hardware) and "driver" that communicates with the PC in a way you define (receiving blocks of data to be programmed) and handles the chip's interface
> appropriately.

Not a PIC32, debugging is bound to be different. Most likely they have some similarity though.

>> Since Microchip will not release information on their proprietary debugging we need to use debugger that support MIPS debug mode. 
> Does this not help ?
> http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/51242a.pdf
> Another way (without creating hardware) would be to find out how MPLABX interfaces PICKit or ICD3. I am convinced that they do use gdb in some way, but I did not easily find out more on this.
> -Michael

Some USB message trapping!

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