RTEMS State of the World Presentation

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Mon Nov 12 00:21:50 UTC 2018


On 12/11/2018 09:04, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Hi
> 
> Each year at the Flight Software Workshop I give a presentation on what has
> happened with RTEMS in the past year or so, things that need highlighting, and
> what needs attention and love. This year I have a request for similar slides for
> someone to present at an EPICS meeting on Thursday. Please help me with ideas
> and bullets. Slide ideas so far:

Below is a start with parts needing to be filled out.

> + Libbsd - what all is there? I'm surprised at what's in there, so info on
> features, bsps supported, and what's next is appreciated.
    - Drivers and features ported as requested (funded) by users
    - Tracking FreeBSD 12
    - SMP performance improvement with self contained object
    - Simplified initialisation via /etc/rc.conf.
    - Networking:
       - IPv6
       - IPsec
       - Wireless
       - OpenCrypto
       - Packet Filter
       - Drivers:
          - RE
          - FXP
          - E1000
          - DC
          - SMC
          - Broadcomm
       - tcpdump
       - OpenSSL
       - mDNSResponder (Bonjour)
       - DHCPD
       - VLAN
    - USB
       - Classes:
          - Input
          - Serial
          - Networking
          - Wlan
          - Storage
       - Devices:
          - FDT
          - MMC (eMMC)

> + Ecosystem - testing, rsb, Eclipse, tracing, etc
 - Improved tool building on all hosts:
    - Windows native and cygwin builds
    - Support for python2 and python3
 - Improved target testing:
    - Hardware target testing via network downloads on tier 1 targets
    - Support for GDB testing with hardware
    - Support for python2 and python3
    - User documentation
 - DWARF access from rtems-tools opening the path to host side
   analysis and auditing of RTEMS executables, for example coverage

> + New ports and bsps

  + RTEMS Kernel
    - SMP performance and stability improvements (Seb??)
    - Removal of pre-installing header files from the build system
    - Flattening of library building under the cpukit
    - Improved annotation of test executable for test auditing
    - Updates:
       - JFFS2

Chris

> + Infrastructure status and needs
> 
> + Relicensing
> 
> Anything else of interest to a random group of RTEMS aware folks and real users.
> Consider this status and marketing. :)
> 
> Ideas and meat for presentation appreciated.
> 
> --joel
> 
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