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Which flavor of Linux for RTEMS S/W developemnt ( was Re: MVME5500 Tester Needed for 4.10)



On 03/16/2011 12:36 PM, Kate Feng wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote :
>
>> * No rtems-4.11 =>  unsuitable for development.
> Gedare Bloom wrote:
>> 2) Any other distro can suffice for released RTEMS versions,
>> assuming you can build the RTEMS tools.
>
> Can you clarify what "unsuitable" mean, please ?  Does that mean it is
> impossible
> to build RTEMS-4.11 tools and source on Debian or Ubutun 10.04 ? Does
> RTEMS-4.11 require a higher version of  Ubutu ? I know that it
> is impossible to build RTEMS-4-9 on RHEL4 due to S/W incompatibility.
> Ralf posted
> the technical reason a long while ago.  Please note that I am not
> talking about
> "support".
>
Think deployment.  It is the development head.  It changes.
It may build one day and not the next.

4.10 is a stable point to base work on.

If you are doing work on RTEMS, use 4.11.  if you are doing
work WITH RTEMS, you want 4.10.

That is completely independent of the host OS.

--joel
> Regards,
> Kate
> Gedare Bloom wrote:
>> This argument is a little too opinionated. I will state a few points and retire:
>>    1) Currently supported Fedora versions are preferable for RTEMS
>> development with CVS head.
>>    2) Any other distro can suffice for released RTEMS versions,
>> assuming you can build the RTEMS tools.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 12:03 PM, Daron Chabot<daron.chabot at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Ralf Corsepius<ralf.corsepius at rtems.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 03/16/2011 04:45 PM, Daron Chabot wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Kate,
>>>>>
>>>>> There are Debian packages available for rtems-4.9.4 and soon for 4.10.
>>>>>
>>>> You forgot to mention:
>>>> * Inoffical and unsupported packages
>>>>
>>> If "unofficial" means, "not distributed from www.rtems.org", then sure. But,
>>> it is hardly unsupported...
>>>
>>>
>>>> * No rtems-4.11 =>  unsuiteable for development.
>>>>
>>> That could be provided too. Has not been much demand for that as yet.
>>>
>>>
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