Problems in boot_card() with configuration

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Mon Feb 18 19:04:02 UTC 2013

On 2/18/2013 12:05 PM, Matthew J Fletcher wrote:
> On 15/02/13 14:24, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Hmmm.. So you ended up with the default configuration info.. Just there to ensure things link..
>> Folks.. Any ideas?
> It might be an idea to just remove the magic that creates (in dummy.o)
> the 'Configuration' and 'Configuration_RTEMS_API' structures. I guess
> all its doing is making things link, but given that the structure is not
> initialised in any way it just leads to odd crashes later on.
> I think it would be better to just allow the link to fail and its then
> pretty obvious what the problem is.
The dummy configuration and crt0.c in newlib are needed to make autoconf 

I think we could add a linker warning.
> - Matthew

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