still problem with new/old interrupts on PowerPC and CVS ?

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Fri Aug 5 15:36:54 UTC 2005

Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-08-05 at 08:20 -0500, Joel Sherrill  wrote:
>>Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>>On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 23:33 -0600, e.stiebler wrote:
>>>>Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>>>>On Thu, 2005-08-04 at 12:48 -0500, Joel Sherrill  wrote:
>>>>>>Ralf.. libcpu/irq.h is in the staging area of the build directory but 
>>>>>>not at the install point:
>>>>>I could reproduce the problem and believe to have fixed it in CVS-trunk.
>>>>Looks good, came much further. Hello_World get compiled, but :
>>>>make[1]: Entering directory `/SHARED1/RTEMS/examples/filerdback'
>>>>test -d o-optimize || mkdir o-optimize
>>>>powerpc-rtems-gcc --pipe 
>>>>-B/SHARED1/RTEMS/rtemsdocs-4.6.99/powerpc-rtems/ss555/lib/ -specs 
>>>>bsp_specs -qrtems   -g -Wall  -O4 -fno-keep-inline-functions -g 
>>>>-mcpu=505 -Dmpc555 -Dss555     -c   -o o-optimize/test.o test.c
>>>>test.c:12:20: error: memory.h: No such file or directory
>>>>make[1]: *** [o-optimize/test.o] Error 1
>>>>make[1]: Leaving directory `/SHARED1/RTEMS/examples/filerdback'
>>>>make: *** [all] Error 1
>>>OK, we are facing several problems at once.
>>>1. memory.h is an BSD'ism (Read it is non-portable), portable code
>>>should "#include <string.h>", instead.
>>>I.e. this code should be updated.
>>>2. RTEMS memory.h is part of libnetworking, and is only being installed
>>>when building RTEMS with networking enabled.
>>>This is a long withstanding defect in RTEMS, I am struggling with for
>>>quite a while (The problem is far more general than just memory.h).
> For the moment, I have changed RTEMS-CVS in such a way that memory.h is
> always being installed.
> But I am considering to remove it, because of 1.)

I agree.  No RTEMS sample code in RTEMS should use BSD specific
header files or functions UNLESS they are specifically dependent
or part of something that is BSD derived like the TCP/IP stack.

I am testing trying to test this now.

FYI I am about to leave for the rest of the afternoon to
deal with some personal matters.

> Ralf

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