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RISC OS Ltd. update toolbox modules for future ARMs

Published: 22nd Mar 20:38:25 | Permalink | Printable

RISCOS Ltd and Pace Micro Technology PLC have today released an updated version of the components required for users of the Acorn C/C++ development environment to produce RISC OS programs that will be compatible with future 32-bit only versions of RISC OS.

The beta software is freely available from the RISCOS Ltd Website

Before downloading the components users must agree to the terms of a Software License Agreement and provide full details of the machine on which they intend to run the software.

Included modules:
Shared C Library5.2802 Mar 2001
CallASWI0.0202 Oct 2000
FPEmulator4.1402 Oct 2000
DDT1.8413 Nov 2000
DDE FrontEnd1.2102 Mar 2001
TaskWindow0.6216 Mar 2001

Note: The FPPC hardware floating point system is no longer supported.

Changes in version 0.3
  1. All binary tools supplied default to APCS-32
  2. All the updated frontends are supplied
  3. getenv() now reliable in module tasks
  4. fwrite() performance enhanced
  5. flex.h header file missing in previous releases is supplied
  6. All libraries rebuilt with the supplied tools

Pace Micro
Paul Middleton

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