RTEMS and the --enable-multiprocessing ???

Joel Sherrill joel at OARcorp.com
Fri Dec 12 17:19:05 UTC 2003

Chris Caudle wrote:
>>I thought that multiprocessing were related with 
>>multi.process / multi-threads...
> Also keep in mind, that in terms of other operating systems, RTEMS is single process, multiple threads.
> By single process, I mean that all threads share the same address space, and there is no protection from one thread reading from a second thread, any thread can kill any other thread, etc.

Right and RTEMS logically considers each CPU in a multiprocessor
system to be a process in the UNIX/POSIX sense.

> -- Chris Caudle

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