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authorDaniel Stenberg <>2007-01-11 22:35:28 +0000
committerDaniel Stenberg <>2007-01-11 22:35:28 +0000
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diff --git a/docs/README b/docs/README
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@@ -7,18 +7,13 @@
Build Your Own Rockbox
-1. Check out 'rockbox' from CVS (or extract a downloaded archive). You
- want to check out 'rockbox-devel' instead if you want the simulator
- code too (for trying out things on host before making target tests).
+1. Check out 'rockbox' from SVN (or extract a downloaded archive).
- (For more information about the simulator, read UISIMULATOR.)
- $ cvs login
- $ cvs -z3 co rockbox
+ $ svn co svn:// rockbox
- $ tar xzf rockbox.tar.gz
+ $ tar xjf rockbox.tar.bz2
2. Create a build directory, preferably in the same directory as the firmware/
and apps/ directories. This is where all generated files will be written.
@@ -37,8 +32,8 @@ Build Your Own Rockbox
5. *ploink*. Now you have got a Makefile generated for you.
-6. Make sure you have sh-elf-gcc and siblings in the PATH. Make sure that you
- have 'perl' in your PATH too.
+6. Make sure you have sh/arm/m68k-elf-gcc and siblings in the PATH. Make sure
+ that you have 'perl' in your PATH too.
$ which sh-elf-gcc
$ which perl
@@ -47,14 +42,10 @@ Build Your Own Rockbox
directories have been compiled, linked and scrambled for you.
$ make
+ $ make zip
-8. Copy the archos.mod or ajbrec.ajz file to your archos, reboot it and
- *smile*. Recent Rockbox versions need no reboots, just PLAY a new rockbox
- version and that'll be loaded and replace the currently running version.
- $ mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/archos
- $ cp ajbrec.ajz /mnt/archos
- $ umount /mnt/archos
+8. unzip the on your music player, reboot it and
+ *smile*.
Whenever the tools/configure script gets updated, you can make your makefile
updated too by running 'tools/configure update'.