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Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at rtems.org
Wed Nov 27 14:27:44 UTC 2013

On 11/27/2013 02:56 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On 11/27/2013 5:10 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> On 11/27/2013 09:08 AM, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>> The --enable-threads GCC configure option can be controlled via
>>> "gcc/config.gcc":
>>> *-*-rtems*)
>>>     case ${enable_threads} in
>>>       yes) thread_file='rtems' ;;
>>>     esac
>>> Does it make sense to build RTEMS without the RTEMS thread model
>>> enabled?
> Yes. It makes sense to make it the default. I don't think this
> matters much for C but it does for other languages including C++.
I could be wrong, but AFAIK, these days, threads are more or less 
mandatory in C++.
>> IMO, it doesn't nor do I think it makes sense to build RTEMS with
>> --disable-posix.
> For those writing C Classic API applications, there is no reason to
> enable POSIX at this point.
> That said, the community that does that may find themselves having to
> enable POSIX if they move to SMP or C++.
>> However, in the past, there had been strong resistance to make threading
>> the default or mandatory. because of the overhead it causes in RTEMS.
> Where?
Well, the origin of resistance sits in front of your desk ;)


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