Remaining Waf Conversion Tickets for Community and GSoC Students

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Thu Feb 11 08:50:43 UTC 2021

On 11/02/2021 00:20, Chris Johns wrote:

> On 10/2/21 4:20 pm, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> On 08/02/2021 10:40, Chris Johns wrote:
>>>> It is written in Python 3.6.
>>> We still need to support python 2. Maybe having this file support both could be
>>> part of the project.
>> I think this BSP builder is a development tool which can use Python 3. It is
>> useful to maintain RTEMS, but it is not a tool required for end users of RTEMS
>> to develop applications. Independent of this, the Python 2 end of life was a
>> year ago.
> This idea has real merit and it is pragmatic. Keeping rtems-central as python3
> makes sense and it also makes sense to not pollute it with python2 code.
> Sebastian are you able to have rtems-central export the needed files to the
> rtemstoolkit in rtems-tools?
One option is to simply copy

to somewhere in rtems-tools. This module depends on the yaml module.

Another option would be to use a special waf command (similar to 
bsp_defaults), to output the information for the BSP builder in JSON format.

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