[ECOS] checking in.

Jonathan Larmour jlarmour@redhat.com
Wed May 1 08:17:00 GMT 2002

Nick Garnett wrote:
> "Peter Petrakis" <voodoo@alphadriven.org> writes:
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > Curious, Has anyone seen how eCos fairs on a 64 bit arch? Are there any caveats
> > I should know about concerning a 64 bit port if it isnt already clean? Thanks.
> >
> In theory eCos is designed to be portable to 64 bit machines, you just
> need to supply a suitable set of definitions in the basetype.h
> file. In practice we have never needed to do this - any 64 bit
> platforms we currently support (mostly MIPS) are run in 32 bit mode.
> The main areas where the 32 vs. 64 bit dichotomy will bite is in
> device drivers where the wrong size memory accesses may get made.

I guess libm might have difficulties too.

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