preferred working environment - advice from exp developers reg.
chrisj at rtems.org
Sun Jul 22 01:37:16 UTC 2012
On 22/07/12 3:48 AM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On 07/21/2012 11:31 AM, Vidh wrote:
>> I am an ubuntu user but the wikis do not promise much for ubuntu.
> There are active core RTEMS developers on many OSes including RPM based
> Linux distros, Ubuntu, MacOS, and FreeBSD.
I am using MacOS and FreeBSD these days.
> The RPM based distros are quick to get started with because there are RPMs
> and a repo.
> The others require building the tools from source but there are scripts and
> instructions to do that.
The SpecBuilder is a Python base tool that uses the spec files in the
rtems-crossrpm.git repo to build the tools from source on platforms that
do not natively support the rpm packages. The latest snapshot supports
FreeBSD (with a change to the spec files to work around a sed issue):
The doco is here:
There is no repo at the moment until I get the cvs one converted to git.
I have not tested Ubuntu but if someone can give me access I would make
sure it works.
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