[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Anybody using Windows 98 for RTEMS GNU tools?




On Wed, 29 Aug 2001 gregory.menke at gsfc.nasa.gov wrote:

>
>  > > Good day,
>  > >
>  > > The getting started .pdf manual states that Windows 95 is not suitable for
>  > > compiling and debugging RTEMS in Cygwin...  Since the document is
>  > > quite old
>  > > - I was wondering if this is still true?  I am using Windows '98 and would
>  > > like to use it just to get started with RTEMS until I install Mandrake 7.2
>  > > (think this is a good choice?) ...  I would still like to use Windows '98
>  > > for other work (can't dual boot all the time)...
>
> Although we don't use Win98 for our cygwin work, we do use NT 4, which
> works fine.  I think its very likely Win98 will work just fine.  I

I would say very unlikely win98 will work. win98 is based on 95. NT4 is a
different M$ project. Cygwin will work, sure, but there's far less
implemented in 98 than NT 4 when compared against the posix libraries.