Looking for some direction

Kyle Evans kevans91 at ksu.edu
Mon Dec 5 22:17:57 UTC 2016

On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 9:23 AM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Dec 2016, Patrick Mahan wrote:
>> Well, I've got the what is labeled arduino-1.6.13-linux64.tar.xz and
>> arduino-1.6.13-macosx.zip.  Looking at the Makefile for the ports tree I
>> see
>> there is a
>> devel/arduino which seems to be centered on v1.0.6 while devel/arduino16
>> seems
>> to be 1.6.12.
> Well, I meant the hardware.  The original Arduinos were all Atmel
> microcontrollers.  Newer ones can have Atmel, ARM, or other CPUs.  The IDE
> is the same, but the compiler toolchains needed for the non-Atmel processors
> might not be available as ports.

FWIW: devel/arduino16 does support the Arduino Due (ARM) using
devel/arm-none-eabi-gcc -- I'm still working on figuring out newlib
stuff to get the SAMD chips (Zero/MKR1000) working, but programming
and all that is generally working for them.

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