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-The J-Link software gives you the USB drivers needed for your system,
+J-Link software gives you the USB drivers needed for your system,
a number of utilities as well as a dynamically linkable library used
by most of the IDEs and debuggers using J-Link. Also included are
a number of sample setup scripts for devices needing one as well as
-1. This SlackBuild is not sbopkg compatible because source download
+1. This SlackBuild is not _sbopkg_ compatible, because source download
requires licence acceptance (the link provided in .info points to
- download site) and the source tarball name is different from the
- resulting package name.
+ the download form). In addition, the source tarball name is
+ different from the resulting package name.
+2. This SlackBuild repackages the official J-Link pre-compiled
+3. Remember to reload udev rules after installing this package:
+ $ /etc/rc.d/rc.udev reload
+ and then to re-plug your J-Link probe.
-2. This SlackBuild repackages the official J-Link binary package.
+4. The upstream _udev_ rules change the device nodes perms to 0666.
+ This SlackBuild updates the rules, so that the permissions are set
+ to 0664 and group is set to _plugdev_. Be sure to make yourself
+ a member of this group to use J-Link probes without _root_.
+ The same perms/group is applied to the J-Link embedded serial ports
+ device nodes as well.
-3. The official binary package bundles libedit, which is also
- available from slackbuilds.org so I decided to go with the one from
- slackbuilds.org and not with the bundled one. BTW, ldd shows that
- libedit is not used at all.
+5. If you're looking for replacing ST-LINK/V2 on ST Discovery or
+ Nucleo boards with J-Link, see [here]. It requires Windows
+ to perform the update, but can be done using QEMU with usbredir.
+ Such a converted board is used for testing the J-Link package
+ on my Slackware machine.
-4. The original udev rules change the device permissions to 0666.
- This SlackBuild modifies the rules, so that the permissions are
- 0664 and the group is plugdev. Make sure to make yourself a member
- of this group.