[Bug 1675] mcf5329 BSP post-link conversion broken

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Tue Aug 17 01:14:10 CDT 2010


Ralf Corsepius <ralf.corsepius at rtems.org> changed:

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--- Comment #6 from Ralf Corsepius <ralf.corsepius at rtems.org> 2010-08-17 01:14:08 CDT ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> (In reply to comment #4)
> > We should abandon all these make hooks in the long run, since they don't
> > integrate well into Automake and other build systems.  
> The hooks are fine with autoconf. I would like to see them stay. They could
> call a script.
Firstly, we are talking about automake, not autoconf.

Secondly, I hate these hooks.

> > It would be better to
> > provide scripts that can be reused more conveniently.
> Moving the logic to a patch is fine if you can solve the problem of managing
> lots of script for lots of BSPs, documenting them, enforcing some sort of
> standard, and creating them for all existing BSPs.
The point Sebastian has brought up (again), isn't new. It has been haunting
RTEMS for a very long time and reappears every now and then, whenever somebody
is facing the limitations of this approach.

I recall me having proposed to remove the hooks and to replace them with
scripts, many years ago (probably >> 10 years) and me actually having worked on
them, until something was introduced into RTEMS which broke this approach (I
don't recall what it was).

May-be it's time to revisit this issue once again.

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