OS Abstraction Layer release
Joel Sherrill <joel@OARcorp.com>
joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com
Mon Aug 1 16:56:54 UTC 2005
Could you please add this to the RTEMS Wiki?
And make sure the license is mentioned.
Alan Cudmore wrote:
> RTEMS users:
> I thought I would pass along the release of one of our projects, since
> it is RTEMS related. In short the OS Abstraction Layer is a library
> that allows a portable embedded application to run on multiple
> different OSs, including RTEMS.
> The details are included below, the code is available at: http://
> NASA has released version 2.0 of the Operating System Abstraction Layer
> (OSAL) Project. The OSAL provides generic real time operating system
> interfaces for the creation of portable real time embedded
> applications. By using the OSAL interfaces, a portable application can
> be re-compiled and run on multiple real time and desktop operating
> systems. The OSAL includes a core set of real time operating system
> services, a file system abstraction, and port I/O / memory interfaces.
> Version 2.0 of the Operating System Abstraction Layer provides
> implementations for vxWorks, RTEMS, Linux/Cygwin, and Mac OS X. The
> distribution also contains an example application, test programs, API
> documentation, and a makefile system. New operating systems, processor
> architectures, and target boards can be added to the distribution.
> The first version of the OSAL library is being used on the Solar
> Dynamics Observatory ( http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov ) where it enables
> portable flight software to be compiled for the RAD750 Processor
> running the vxWorks real time operating system and the RH5208 Coldfire
> processor running the RTEMS real time operating system. The OSAL is
> also used to prototype and develop new flight software on Linux and Mac
> OS X desktop computers.
> The OSAL Project ( OSAL ) is open source software developed by NASA
> Goddard Space Flight Center's Flight Software Branch. It is available
> at the Goddard Space Flight Center's Open Source Web Site. http://
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