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3 files changed, 26 insertions, 15 deletions
@@ -39,8 +39,7 @@ NOTES:
(most) UNIX machines, zcat is associated with compress (.Z files).
(3) If you do not have gzip 1.2.4, it is available from numerous sites
- including this one. Other sites include prep.ai.mit.edu and
+ including this one. Other sites include ftp.gnu.org and ftp.cdrom.com.
(4) The GNU archive files included in this distribution are packaged
exactly like they are on official GNU ftp sites. When extracting
diff --git a/README.configure b/README.configure
index 54e3830126..30183e8c95 100644
@@ -21,15 +21,17 @@ RTEMS-specific option are supported:
--enable-gcc28 (also use enable-libcdir when disabled)
--enable-libcdir=<DIRECTORY> (do not use if gcc 2.8 is enabled)
--enable-rtemsbsp="bsp1 bsp2 ..."
- --enable-rdbg (only valid for pc386 BSP)
+ --enable-rdbg (only valid for i386 and some PowerPC BSPs)
In addition, the following standard autoconf options are frequently
used when configuring RTEMS installations:
@@ -37,9 +39,16 @@ used when configuring RTEMS installations:
-By default, the RTEMS posix interface is built for targets that support
+By default, inline routines are used instead of macros where possible.
+Macros can be selected using the --disable-inlines option. [NOTE:
+Some APIs may not support macro versions of their inline routines.]
+By default, the RTEMS POSIX 1003.1b interface is built for targets that support
it. It can be disabled with the --disable-posix option.
+By default, the RTEMS uITRON interface is built for targets that support
+it. It can be disabled with the --disable-itron option.
By default, the RTEMS networking support is built for targets which
support it. It can be specifically disabled for those targets
with the --disable-networking option.
@@ -53,8 +62,9 @@ By default, the RTEMS support of C++ is disabled. It can be enabled
with the --enable-cxx option. If the rtems++ C++ library is installed
it will also be build.
-By default, the RTEMS test suites are NOT configured. The --enable-tests
-will not configure the RTEMS test suite. The default speeds up the build
+By default, the RTEMS test suites are NOT configured -- only the
+sample tests are built. The --enable-tests will not configure
+the RTEMS test suite. The default speeds up the build
and configure process when the tests are not desired.
By default, RTEMS is built using arguments and build rules which are
@@ -63,7 +73,12 @@ NOT compatible with gcc 220.127.116.11. If using a gcc which supports the
this feature. You should use the --enable-gcc28 option when using
either the egcs source tree, testgcc snapshots, or gcc 2.8.0 or newer.
If you --disable-gcc28, then you MUST specify the location of the
-Standard C Library with the --enable-libcdir option.
+Standard C Library with the --enable-libcdir option. [NOTE: These
+options are considered obsolete and may be removed in a future
+By default, multiprocessing is is not built. It can be enabled
+for those BSPs supporting it by the --enable-multiprocessing option.
By default, all bsps for a target are built. The bare BSP is not built
unless directlty specified. There are two ways of changing this:
@@ -2,10 +2,9 @@
-RTEMS was developed by On-Line Applications Research Corporation (OAR)
-for the U.S. Army Missile Command. OAR offers support, customization,
-and training for RTEMS. Custom RTEMS development services includes
-porting RTEMS to new processors and the development of custom board
+On-Line Applications Research Corporation (OAR) offers support,
+customization, and training for RTEMS. Custom RTEMS development services
+includes porting RTEMS to new processors and the development of custom board
support packages and device drivers. In addition, OAR is available
to assist in the development of your real-time embedded application.
@@ -18,8 +17,6 @@ Huntsville AL 35805
Voice: (205) 722-9985
Fax: (205 722-0985
-In the past, RTEMS maintainance and enhancements were primarily funded
-by the development contracts sponsored by the U.S. Army. Now RTEMS
-is funded solely by RTEMS users. The future of RTEMS depends on
-its user base.
+RTEMS maintenance and development is funded solely by RTEMS users.
+The future of RTEMS depends on its user base.