Looking for some direction

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Dec 6 00:55:19 UTC 2016

On Mon, 5 Dec 2016, Kyle Evans wrote:

> 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.

Cool!  Any hope of ESP8266 support?  Thanks!

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