Tool Hosts and Announcements was Re: BSD vs POSIX psignal

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Fri May 20 13:54:49 UTC 2011

On 05/20/2011 08:39 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 05/20/2011 03:34 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> On 05/20/2011 12:35 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>> On 05/20/2011 07:19 AM, Chris Johns wrote:
>>>> On 20/05/11 1:13 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>>>> All others will be facing occasional build
>>>>> errors, when things have changed incompatibly (Like in this case).
>>>> And how do they know a change in the tools in needed ?
>>> It's a rolling development branch ... breakages are to be expected.
>> Obviously.
>>>>>> That is how can I tell I need to perform an update ?
>>>>> No idea about what you are asking.
>>>> I do not use yum and so do not know anything has changed.
>>> Pardon, if this sounds rude, this is your decision and thus is your
>>> problem, you have to cope with. You might not like it, but it's
>>> impossible to support folks who have chosen to use closed source OSes.
>>> Plain and simple truth is: They are on their own.
>> Debian is closed source? *BSD is closed source? Those
>> folks are currently on their own.
> Are you trying to be hostile?
No.  I just think we should have support for .deb and

And I think our first concern is to gain RTEMS users.
What host OS is not as critical as getting them
to make that first step.
> Chris is using MacOS - A clear case of an closed source OS.
I realize that.


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