[PATCH] Upgrade to 5.0.0

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Thu Nov 16 10:55:57 UTC 2017

On 16/11/17 8:59 pm, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 16/11/17 10:32, Chris Johns wrote:
>>> In this manual:
>>> |/bd/rtems/4.11.0/tools|
>>>     Production prefix for RTEMS 4.11.0 compiler, debuggers and tools.
>>> |/bd/rtems/4.11.0/bsps|
>>>     Production prefix for RTEMS 4.11.0 Board Support Packages (BSPs).
>>> What should be the content of "tools" and "bsps"?
>> If you are working on a BSP and installing in a prefix to use, for example with
>> libbsd, keeping the tools and bsp under separate prefixes lets you delete the
>> bsp tree without needing to rebuild the tools. If you use the same prefix for
>> the tools and bsp you either need to rebuild both parts or run the risk a stale
>> file could still be present and effect how things work. There is only an install
>> and no upgrade for a BSP.
> I always use the same prefix for tools and BSPs. I simply remove a BSP with "rm
> -r $prefix/$arch-rtems$version/$bsp". I never had a problem with stale BSP files
> this way.

This is looking under the hood a little. If this was part of the install process
then it would be easier. Is that something worth thinking about?


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