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Re: TIGA chip/docs

To: broadley@neurocog.lrdc.pitt.edu (Bill Broadley)
Subject: Re: TIGA chip/docs
From: jeremy@sw.oz.au (Jeremy Fitzhardinge)
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 1993 14:13:18 +1000 (EST)
Cc: riscy@pyramid.com
In-reply-to: <9306281614.AA27593@gossip.pyramid.com> from "Bill Broadley" at Jun 28, 93 12:14:16 pm
Organization: Softway Pty Ltd
Bill Broadley bubbles:

> I havea really cool tiga interface users guide, which seems to be a full
> c library for dos to use the tiga chip (Not sure if source is available).

> Also of interest TMS340 Family code generation tools users guide literature
> number SPVU020.
>         Describes the c compiler, assembler, linker, and archiver for the
> ths340X0 graphics system processors.

> So apparently they already have the c compiler (I think it's free).

> Ti has been very generous with the documentation (we got it free)
> which is a big win.

> I tried to call for prices but I didn't have any parts numbers.

A few years ago, TI were charging A$1-2k for a PC development system
binaries.  It was pretty bad, so a friend of mind wrote a C compiler,
assembler and linker for the 34k.  If necessary I can ask him if
we can have at least binary distribution for linux for ~free.



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