Author Topic: arduino 1.6.4 board index  (Read 16302 times)

boneskull

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arduino 1.6.4 board index
« on: May 12, 2015, 09:12:53 am »
Hi,

I'm attempting to get the Digistump projects working as a 3rd-party board in Arduino 1.6.4.  I think it almost works, but I'm getting hung up on a problem with avr-dummy, as the path to micronucleus seems hardcoded within it.  Additionally, I only have support for Mac and Windows--not Linux--and only the AVR boards at this time.

Here's the GitHub project: https://github.com/boneskull/digistump-board-index

To use it, open Arduino prefs and add the url http://boneskull.com/digistump-board-index/package_digistump_index.json into the appropriate text field.  Then, open the Board Manager, and you'll see the Digistump AVR boards listed; you should be able to install.  You will run into problems when uploading however.

Any help would be appreciated.  And if Digistump would like to take this project over, I'll happily transfer ownership.

thanks
Chris

dougal

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Re: arduino 1.6.4 board index
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2015, 02:35:19 pm »
Yes, I'd love to have official board definitions, so I can start to consolidate all the different copies of the Arduino IDE I have that are tailored to some specific board.

boneskull

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Re: arduino 1.6.4 board index
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2015, 10:30:12 am »
Thanks for the info, Ralf!  Eliminating avr-dummy from the equation makes things a lot more straightforward.  I'll give this a try later.

pierrotm777

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Re: arduino 1.6.4 board index
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2015, 03:31:19 am »
I am new on this forum and try to add the json url to my preferences but i have an error when i try to install the boards with board manager !

An help please ?

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PeterF

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Re: arduino 1.6.4 board index
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2015, 02:23:28 am »
I think I have the same problem here also. Installing on v1.6.5 via the board manager, and I get a error about MessageDigest (screenie attached). No idea what's going on... does boneskull or anyone else have any ideas?

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Re: arduino 1.6.4 board index
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2015, 03:08:18 am »
I've been informed that it is an error in the board index file provided by boneskull - the checksum type is missing from one of the tools[1]. For anyone else trying to install this package, until it is released (or something else breaks!), this version works - https://github.com/aalku/digistump-board-index/raw/master/package_digistump_index.json

[1] https://github.com/arduino/Arduino/issues/3353