[PATCH] bsps/sparc: Add grlib_malloc(), grlib_calloc()

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Fri Dec 21 14:12:50 UTC 2018

On 21/12/2018 15:06, Daniel Hellstrom wrote:
> On 2018-12-21 15:02, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> On 21/12/2018 14:59, Daniel Hellstrom wrote:
>>> On 2018-12-21 14:57, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>>> Hello Daniel,
>>>> On 21/12/2018 14:42, Daniel Hellstrom wrote:
>>>>> Hi Sebastian,
>>>>> Sorry for my very late response! I have reviewed the code but not 
>>>>> executed it, it looks okay with me. I'm guessing it is also a 
>>>>> positive thing to remove malloc for another approach to allocate 
>>>>> memory when it comes to validation of the SW.
>>>> thanks for the review.
>>>> My next step is to move the grlib to bsps/shared/grlib so that it 
>>>> can be used for RISC-V BSPs.
>>> Great news! how will you do with the driver manager in this case, 
>>> will you add a connection between FDT and the driver manager via 
>>> FDT-bus driver? I think that would be of interest also for LEON, I 
>>> would be happy to review such a solution or similar one. 
>> Sorry, I don't have time to match the FDT with the driver manager. 
>> The libbsd has already this functionality. All I plan to do at the 
>> moment is to move the files and make them compile clean.
> Okay, in the long-term do you think it is better to move to the libbsd 
> way than using the driver manager? The driver manager is around 10k, 
> and the required stuff around 5k on sparc if I recall correctly. Do 
> you have an idea how large the device discovery, etc. is in libbsd?

I don't have figures, but the libbsd is more for systems that provide 
RAM in quantities of 1MiBs and not 10KiBs.

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