RFC: new RTEMS IRQ requirements
eric.valette at free.fr
Thu Feb 20 23:11:09 UTC 2003
Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Speaking strictly from a historical perspective. RTEMS used to make
> more use of m4 and it was a portability pain in the (*&^%#. THe
> situation may be better now but I somehow doubt it.
Sure, we should require gnu m4 to be installed not system provided m4.
If memory serves I think ralph already pointed out that gm4 should be
present for autoconf, automake anyway...
> I recall that the original i386 port did use m4 to generate this code
> but I can't find it in CVS since CVS ONLY goes back to 1995. :)
ChorusOs irq handling was just as set a logical set of macros called in
the right order. High level, functionnal assembler :-)
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