[ECOS] RedBoot: __eth_install_handler?

Grant Edwards grante@visi.com
Mon Jan 22 12:53:00 GMT 2001


> > In RedBoot's net.h file, there's a declaration for
> > __eth_install_handler(), which would seem from the declaration to
> > do exactly what I want to do: set a call-back to handle packets
> > with Ethernet protocol type <whatever>.
> > 
> > That functionality hasn't been implemented, so I'm about to
> > implement it.  
> > 
> > Were I doing this just for myself, I would probably just use
> > CYG_HAL_TABLE_xxxx to set up handlers at compile/link time and
> > not bother with run-time handler set up.  It's a bit simpler,
> > and you don't to guess ahead of time how many different handler
> > need to be allowed.  [I really like the HAL_TABLE mechanism:
> > it's quite clever, and it's something that I've needed on a
> > number of occasions.]
> > 
> > However, if people think run-time handler set-up is useful,
> > I'll go ahead and implement the existing API instead of using
> > the HAL_TABLE method.
> 
> Setting up the handler at runtime is much better IMHO.

Done.

-- 
Grant Edwards
grante@visi.com


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