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Bug#920199: ITP: ponyprog -- Serial device programmer

On Tue, 22 Jan 2019 at 17:00, Carsten Schoenert <c.schoenert@t-online.de> wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Carsten Schoenert <c.schoenert@t-online.de>
> * Package name    : ponyprog
>   Version         : 3.0.0~rc0
>   Upstream Author : Claudio Lanconelli <claudiolanconelli@gmail.com>
>                     Eduard Kalinowski <eduard_kalinowski@yahoo.de>
> * URL             : https://github.com/lancos/ponyprog
> * License         : GPL-2+, LGPL-2.1
>   Programming Lang: C++,
>   Description     : Serial device programmer
>  PonyProg is a serial device programmer software with a user friendly
>  GUI framework available for Windows and Linux. Its purpose is reading
>  and writing every serial device. With PonyProg and SI-Prog you can
>  program Wafercard for SAT, eeprom within GSM, TV or CAR-RADIO.
>  Furthermore it can be used as a low cost starter kit for PIC and AVR.
>  .
>  PonyProg supports AVR, SPI eeprom, AVR micro, 12C bus 8bit eeprom, PIC
>  16 micro, PIC 12 micro, AT89S micro and SDE2506 eeprom family chips.
>  .
>  You can open any HEX, e2p, mot, csm, rom, eep, bin files and burn them
>  to uC or PIC. You can even backup the old program on the chip using
>  Ponyprog. Ponyprog enables the user to write, verify and erase data on
>  the microchip.
>  .
>  Set fuse bits and locks using PonyProg. You can save any HEX file to
>  BIN file or eep file,BIN file to HEX file or MOT file and vice versa so
>  you can use Ponyprog as converter too. PonyProg offers serial or
>  parallel port programming for uC's. You can even change polarity of
>  control lines without touching the wires using I/O port setup.
>  .
>  Using Ponyprog together with generic USB2serial adapters is currently
>  not possible! There are plans by upstream to use libusb to add such
>  functionality.
> This package will be maintained within the Debian Electronics team.
> Co-maintainers are welcome!

Unbelievable, I didn’t know PonyProg is still being maintained. At
some point in the past (2009?) I though about rewriting it from
scratch, but I’m happy to see it being developed again!


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