RTEMS-4.10 branch development tools (was Re: Rtems-4.10.2 and RPC on PowerPC)

Kate Feng feng at bnl.gov
Wed Nov 7 17:37:23 UTC 2012

Hi Ralf,

     I apologize that I made an honest mistake.  It seems that the 
RTEMS-4.10 branch development tools,
Rtems-4.10.2 and RPC on PowerPC all seems to work fine.


On 10/21/2012 01:40 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 10/20/2012 01:20 PM, Kate Feng wrote:
>> Hi Ralf,
>>      Is the version of development tools for RTEMS-4.10 finalized ?
> Formally no, de-facto yes.
> The FSF gcc-4.4.x release series is dead upstream, so there will not 
> be any official FSF updates or bugfixes.
>  The RTEMS-gcc/newlib patches are 100% API-locked and effectively 
> "frozen". They will only see changes to really critical and non-API 
> breaking bugs.
>>  It
>> seems that I am not the only one
>> who might have problems with the development tools.
> Which? I am not aware of any.
>>  The code in RTEMS
>> 4.10.2 O.S. should function
>> properly as well even though  it is a little bit different from the
>> patch I applied on RTEMS 4.10.0.
> Sorry, I don't know which changes you have applied to your local fork 
> of RTEMS.
>> However, the compiled code proved otherwise.
>>     IIRC, I used the pre-built development tools for RTEMS 4.10.0. Thus,
>> I should not confirm which version
>> of tools and patches were applied. When I downloaded RTEMS 4.10.1 and
>> RTEMS 4.10.2, there were problems
>> with the pre-built one on the Ubutu PC that I had to build the tools
>> from the source and used whatever patches
>> was posted along with 4.10.1 and 4.10.2.
> As I tried to express several times before: I do not support Ubuntu.
> It's already extraordingarily difficult for me to continue supporting 
> the RPM-based Linux distros, but magnitudes more to support Ubuntu.
> Feel free to use Ubuntu, but please understand that you're basically 
> on your own.
>>    So far, my patched code for RTEMS4.10.0 works well with the prebuilt
>> tool which was released along with
>> 4.10.0.  Did anyone succeed with the current 4.10.2 development tools on
>> PowerPC ? I haven't updated the
>> tools for a while, but Robert might have difficulties with the recent
>> one, too. I hope that those information
>> helps to move RTEMS-4.10.2 forward.
> I regret, but I have no idea what you are referreing to.
> Ralf
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