Building rtems to run on host machine

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Mon Aug 17 13:13:36 UTC 2009

David Dudley wrote:
> According to README.configure, a port can be built that will run for 
> debug purposes on the host machine, using the keyword ‘posix’.  Is 
> that option still supported?
You don't specify any target and build RTEMS natively.

I would recommend using a processor simulator and just using one of
the simulator BSPs (powerpc/psim, i386/pc386 on qemu, etc)
> When I try to do it, I get ‘Invalid Configuration ‘posix’: machine 
> ‘posix’ not recognized.
> I’m using apple-darwin as a host.
> David 

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