signal/kill calls

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Tue Jan 18 16:32:51 UTC 2005

Smith, Gene wrote:
> Smith, Gene wrote, On 1/17/2005 3:17 PM:
>> The application which I am porting makes a posix style signal() and 
>> kill() call in the code. The application itself does not define these 
>> function. But when I link against rtems, kill() is resolved while 
>> signal() is not. I did not configure my rtems install with 
>> --enable-posix. Anyone know right off where the kill() could be coming 
>> from? Don't see it in libc.a with rtems-objdump.
>> -gene
> I reconfigured rtems with --enable-posix added and now the call to 
> signal() resolves OK too. Is it OK to mix posix and standard RTEMS calls 
> in the same application?

Most definitely. :)  It was designed long ago to do this.

> -gene

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