Full article here – http://hackaday.com/2012/09/27/beginners-look-at-on-chip-debugging/
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It took 13 months without 2 days this time, but here it is! Packages with sourcecode of new stable release of OpenOCD – 0.6.0 – are available for you to download from sourceforge’s Download area. If you’re using Windows, you may check out Freddie Chopin’s website to download binaries for this system.
Here is the NEWS file for this release, which highlights most important changes:
This file includes highlights of the changes made in the OpenOCD source archive release. See the repository history for details about what changed, including bugfixes and other issues not mentioned here.
New STLINK V1/V2 JTAG/SWD adapter support.
New OSJTAG adapter support.
New Tincantools Flyswatter2 support.
Improved ULINK driver.
Improved RLINK driver.
Support for adapters based on FT232H chips.
New experimental driver for FTDI based adapters, using libusb-1.0 in asynchronous mode.
New Cortex-M0 support.
New Cortex-M4 support.
Improved Working area algorithm.
New RTOS support. Currently linux, FreeRTOS, ThreadX and eCos.
Connecting under reset to Cortex-Mx and MIPS chips.
New SST39WF1601 support.
New EN29LV800BB support.
New async algorithm support for selected targets, stm32, stellaris and pic32.
New Atmel SAM3S, SAM3N support.
New ST STM32L support.
New Microchip PIC32MX1xx/2xx support.
New Freescale Kinetis K40 support.
Board, Target, and Interface Configuration Scripts:
Support Dangerous Prototypes Bus Blaster.
Support ST SPEAr Family.
Support Gumstix Verdex boards.
Support TI Beaglebone.
Improved HACKING info for submitting patches.
Fixed numerous broken links.
Build and Release:
For more details about what has changed since the last release, see the git repository history. With gitweb, you can browse that in various levels of detail.
For older NEWS, see the NEWS files associated with each release (i.e. NEWS-<version>).
For more information about contributing test reports, bug fixes, or new features and device support, please read the new Developer Manual (or the BUGS and PATCHES.txt files in the source archive).
Second release candidate for version 0.6.0 of OpenOCD was just released. Repository was updated and archives with source code uploaded for you to sourceforge. As usually Windows users can find a suitable binary on Freddie Chopin’s website.
Final 0.6.0 is scheduled to be released on 6th of September 2012 – if no problems with -rc2 will be found. In case a need of extending this period appears, the final release would be possible after 23rd of September.
Happy debugging! Remember to post info on potential problems to mailing list!
We are pleased to announce that first release candidate for version 0.6.0 of OpenOCD was released. Relevant changes have been done to the repository, the source packages can be downloaded from sourceforge. Windows binary is already available on Freddie Chopin’s website.
If no problems occur (no regressions / bugs will be found), the rc1 phase may be short, say 2 weeks. In case of problems the rc1 phase may be extended, or further rc phases may be done.
So start testing and report back if you find any problems!
For those interested here is a new tutorial on using BeagleBone with OpenOCD.
All the mailing lists are back online now – all i can say is it took a lot longer than it should have (sf).