Using USBDM programmer on Linux

Few days ago I bought a DEMO9S12NE64 kit on eBay and soon realized that I need a BDM programmer. Whoa, times fly, it was yesterday (about 20 years ago) that I was playing with BDM programmer on Linux over parallel port. Then I just bought a USBDM and when I plugged it on Linux and ran dmesg:

[ 9304.940188] usb 1-2: new full-speed USB device number 8 using xhci_hcd
[ 9305.091381] usb 1-2: New USB device found, idVendor=16d0, idProduct=0567, bcdDevice= 4.10
[ 9305.091394] usb 1-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[ 9305.091401] usb 1-2: Product: USBDM RS08,HCS08,HCS12,CF-V1 BDM
[ 9305.091405] usb 1-2: Manufacturer: pgo
[ 9305.091409] usb 1-2: SerialNumber: USBDM-JMxx-0001

Then I downloaded a usbdm_4.12.1.262-1-x86_64.deb but it was using some only libraries that doesn’t exist currently Ubuntu Linux. The solution was compiling it from source code:

$ git clone https://github.com/podonoghue/usbdm-eclipse-makefiles-build
$ cd usbdm-eclipse-makefiles-build
$ ./LinuxPackages
$ ./MakeAll
$ ./CreateDebFile
$ sudo dpkg -i ../usbdm_4.12.1.270-1-x86_64.deb

This is the output log of the installation:

Selecting previously unselected package usbdm.
(Reading database ... 338275 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../usbdm_4.12.1.270-1-x86_64.deb ...
Unpacking usbdm (4.12-1) ...
Setting up usbdm (4.12-1) ...

Checking for Eclipse directories
==================================================================
Looking for Eclipse in '/usr/local/eclipse*' - Not Found
Looking for Eclipse in '/opt/eclipse*' - Not Found
Looking for Eclipse in '/usr/lib/eclipse*' - Not Found
Looking for Eclipse in '/opt/cpp-neon/eclipse*' - Not Found
Looking for Eclipse in '/root/eclipse/cpp-2019-09/eclipse' - Not Found
Looking for Eclipse in '/root/eclipse/cpp-2019-06/eclipse' - Not Found
Looking for Eclipse in '/root/eclipse/cpp-2019-03/eclipse' - Not Found

Checking for KDS directories
==================================================================
Looking for Freescale KDS in '/usr/local/Freescale/KDS_*' - Not Found
Looking for Freescale KDS in '/opt/Freescale/KDS_*' - Not Found

Checking for Codewarrior directory
==================================================================
Looking for Codewarrior in '/usr/local/Freescale/CodeWarrior_MCU_10.2' - Not Found
Looking for Codewarrior in '/opt/Freescale/CodeWarrior_MCU_10.2' - Not Found
Processing triggers for mailcap (3.69ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.36.0-1ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.26-1ubuntu2) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.9.4-2) ...

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