BSPs for Potential Deprecation
Joel Sherrill <joel@OARcorp.com>
joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Thu Oct 28 16:15:13 UTC 2004
Ivica Mikec wrote:
> I would like to keep mips p4000 since it can be used for any MIPS32 port.
OK. Do you actually compile and link it? I am not as keen on getting
rid of this BSP as many others but it is a thorn because we never
seem to have the magic combination of gcc CPU arguments to make
them (p4600, p4650) link.
So help in making sure they compile and link is definitely appreciated.
> Joel Sherrill <joel at OARcorp.com>
>>RTEMS has been around a long time now with some BSPs having roots
>>that go back nearly 15 years. Boards and CPUs come and go and
>>periodically, we have to do some house cleaning. Old unused BSPs
>>which no one has hardware for any longer are a useless maintenance
>>burden on the RTEMS Project. In that light, I am considering
>>killing a number of BSPs in the development tree. If you
>>want to have a BSP removed from this list, speak up.
>> + arm/arm_bare_bsp -- template before any other ARM BSP was available
>> I think it has outlived its usefulness
>> + m68k/dmv152 -- I did this BSP and haven't see a board in years.
>> + m68k/gen68340 -- CPU is out of production AFAIK
>> + mips/p4000 -- VERY old BSP... it would be better to have a BSP
>> for some similar MIPS board that is really available
>> + powerpc/dmv177 -- old, needs to be converted to new exception model
>> + powerpc/ppcn_60x -- same as dmv177
>>If you are using one of the above, speak up. Every BSP really needs
>>someone that can confirm the BSP is in use and OK.
>>Did I miss any you think need to be killed?
>>Joel Sherrill, Ph.D. Director of Research & Development
>>joel at OARcorp.com On-Line Applications Research
>>Ask me about RTEMS: a free RTOS Huntsville AL 35805
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Joel Sherrill, Ph.D. Director of Research & Development
joel at OARcorp.com On-Line Applications Research
Ask me about RTEMS: a free RTOS Huntsville AL 35805
Support Available (256) 722-9985
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