New Build System Status

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Fri Sep 11 07:14:12 UTC 2020


On 16/07/2020 17:16, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> Hello,
> I sent the documentation of the new build system some days ago and at 
> least Gedare Bloom reviewed it.
> I rebased the build system branch to the current master and squashed 
> all commits:
> I started the development nearly one year ago and it was basically 
> production ready in November last year. In the mean time Hesham 
> Almatary added basic support for clang to it. Doorstop is no longer 
> used. This simplified the YAML files a bit since no requirements 
> related attributes are present in the build item files. The item links 
> are now an ordered list. This simplified the build dependencies. The 
> item paths are now also shorter since there is no longer a duplication 
> of the directory path in the file name.
> Each build item has a license and a copyright statement list. I didn't 
> add copyright statements for the BSP option descriptions. If someone 
> thinks there is a statement missing or the licensing conditions are 
> not acceptable, we can add/change it later.
> I built all BSPs with all tests enabled today using the latest RTEMS 5 
> tool chain which is based on GCC 10. I had to disable the fenv test 
> since the ARM support is currently broken.
> The build system is ready to be merged from my point of view.

are there any remaining issues which prevent the new build system from 
being integrated? At the moment I just sit idle and wait. If there are 
technical issues, I can fix them only if I know them.

I have a BSP using the new build system for the STM32H7 chips with 
Ethernet and USB host support waiting for integration since April this year.

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