Command line arguments
lars at segv.dk
Thu Oct 14 12:08:06 UTC 2004
Thanks for your reply.
On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 07:30:26AM -0400, Ed Sutter wrote:
> I beleive this is boot loader specific. At the time of command
> line entry, the boot loader is still the active program, so it
> must provide the ability to deal with arguments. In MicroMonitor,
> this is very easy to do and pretty much independent of the CPU/RTOS.
> Command line arguments established when the application starts up
> are stored in the monitor's environment, then through a monitor
> API call, they can be retrieved from anywhere in application
> space (assuming the application doesn't disallow access to the
> monitor's API because of MMU-based protection).
> In most uMon-based applications, this API call is made prior to main()
> so that argc/argv are populated just like a normal program; however,
> this isn't a requirement.
Yes, I know of the monConnect and mon_getargv calls to uMon, but my
problem is not getting the arguments from the boot loader. My problem is
to get the arguments from the bootcard function into my task.
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