[GSoC 2020]: Doubts in building RSB Recipe for EPICS for multiple architectures
chrisj at rtems.org
Mon Jul 27 00:27:28 UTC 2020
On 27/7/20 10:22 am, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2020, 7:06 PM Chris Johns <chrisj at rtems.org
> <mailto:chrisj at rtems.org>> wrote:
> On 27/7/20 9:46 am, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 24, 2020 at 8:51 AM Mritunjay Sharma
> <mritunjaysharma394 at gmail.com <mailto:mritunjaysharma394 at gmail.com>
> > <mailto:mritunjaysharma394 at gmail.com
> <mailto:mritunjaysharma394 at gmail.com>>> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > To update you all, I have sent the first version of PATCHES that
> > implement an RSB recipe for EPICS7 building with RTEMS5 for pc-386.
> > While the build was successful for pc-386, I have doubts and need
> > suggestions on how to make it work across different BSP targets.
> > I will request Chris to show me the path and if possible then also review
> > the patches.
> > I didn't see anything in the patches that look to be pc specific but admit I
> > could have missed something.
> There is a patch to EPICS for the PC BSP that I cannot find posted online
> > I would try another couple of BSPs known to work with EPICS
> > using the same network stack you used for the PC. Options include:
> > + powerpc and beatnik or a motorola_powerpc variant
> > + arm zynq qemu
> > + m68k uc5282
> > Which network stack did you build against?
> It currently is the legacy stack. Heinz has changes pending for RTEMS 5.
> Then it should be repeatable for multiple powerpc and m68k bsps. That works be
> the next step past clean up and documentation to me.
> Then focus on some libbsd bsps.
I am not sure yet as I have not seen what the changes are. We should be
encouraging libbsd as the primary stack for RTEMS 5 and not the legacy stack. I
would like to remove the legacy stack from the main source tree.
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