Countdown to 4.9 Branching Point

Till Straumann strauman at
Wed Jul 9 17:49:43 UTC 2008

Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Hi,
> Ralf has laid the groundwork for 4.10 tools and
> I had want to cut the 4.9 branch this week. RTEMS
> itself looks better than it has at any previous
> branching point.
> At this point, I know of a few outstanding
> development efforts I think are close and wanted
> to make 4.9.
> + Chris - some bdbuf work that greatly improves
>   flash file system performance.
> + Thomas - has mentioned a couple of BSPs on the
>   user's list.  Hint (two weeks :-D).  Are they
>   going to make it?
> How close are these? 
> Is there anything else?
1) I would really like to apply my changes that ban #ifdef <ppc_flavor> from

2) IMO we should review all uses of "m" memory operands in inline
    assembly constructs. With current gccs "m" does not what you think 
it does!

-- Till
> If you have something you want in, submit it ASAP.
> Otherwise, the branch will be cut by the end
> of this week.
> GSOC work will go into 4.10. 

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