Add a clock output pin to ArduinoISP

Would it be possible to add a 'Alternate clock source' output pin to the ArduinoISP sketch as per Nick Gammons 'ATMega Board Detector' software here http://www.gammon.com.au/forum/?id=11637 so people who want to program a breadboard ATmega don't need to use an external crystal and capacitors.

Here ya go... https://github.com/adafruit/ArduinoISP

Thanks Coding Badly,
Do you think this mod make it into the official ArduinoISP at some point or forever remain a fork?

I reported this potentially serious problem over a year ago... http://code.google.com/p/mega-isp/issues/detail?id=22

If that hasn't been fixed by now I highly doubt the AdaFruit fork is going to be merged any time soon.

On a more positive note, I have a version that has lots of goodies, including a clock output, that's about ready to be published. Unfortunately, work keeps getting in the way. It will first be published here (TinyDebugKnockBang is actually part of it)... https://github.com/Coding-Badly

If you're interested, I think GitHub has a notification mechanism (or you could just bug me once in a while).

On an even more positive note, if you are burning bootloaders, I think Nick Gammon has an OptiLoader version that outputs a clock (or maybe westfw added a clock output).

On an even more positive note, if you are burning bootloaders, I think Nick Gammon has an OptiLoader version that outputs a clock (or maybe westfw added a clock output).

I had looked at Nick's bootloader but the boot code is hardwired into the sketch so was no use to me for burning a non standard bootloader. Hopefully I won't be needing to burn bootloader again for a while and for the slight extra cost I will probably buy the ATmega with pre-loaded bootloader.