Compiling CHDK on Debian

A quick cheatsheet for compiling CHDK on Debian

$ sudo apt install gcc-arm-none-eabi
$ svn co chdk
$ make PLATFORM=sx710hs PLATFORMSUB=101a OPT_USE_GCC_EABI=1 firzipsubcomplete

The resulting firmware will be under bin/.

1 thought on “Compiling CHDK on Debian

  1. John Radley

    Fantastic to be notified, but what is CHDK?
    If there is anyone else as uninformed as me, it’s “CHDK is a firmware enhancement that operates on a number of Canon Cameras”
    And you can find out about it at,

    Alas, I don’t have a Canon camera!

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