Is Ubuntu now supported?

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at
Tue Aug 16 14:59:21 UTC 2011

On 08/16/2011 04:30 PM, Steven Grunza wrote:
> I just noticed
> on the RTEMS site.  Is Ubuntu going to be supported

> going forward or is
> this a one-time deal?
What you see on the server is the result of an attempt to add 
Ubuntu/Debian toolchain packages. The plan is to integrate building them 
into my normal toolchain building process.

However, so far, this attempt has stalled for various reasons, some of 
them being technical and some of them being personal (Primarily lack of 
time - Me being busy with other topics and holidays interferring).

> The Wiki page at
> mentions the rtems-BRANCH-apt-conf-VERSION-DISTRIBUTION.noarch.rpm which
> doesn't seem to exist.

The page you are referring to is referring to apt-rpm support (apt on 
rpm based distros). It has been abandoned for most of the newer RTEMS 
toolchain yum repositories, but is still around for some older 

> The Wiki page at
> mentions using the alien package to convert the RedHat .rpm files into
> debian packages.
It's still the recommended way to get the toolchains on Ubuntu.

> Seems like there are now (sort of) three ways to get RTEMS packages into
> a Ubuntu system.I've Google'd around looking for details about RTEMS
> on Ubuntu; if I missed something please point me to it.
Well, so far, the Ubuntu/Debian repos have been deliberately "unannounced".

Consider them to be non-existing until announced ;)


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