[ECOS] general question on eCos

Jonathan Larmour jlarmour@redhat.com
Mon May 20 18:42:00 GMT 2002


Fabrizio Sebastiani wrote:
> 
> in the faq 'What is eCos'
> 
> http://sources.redhat.com/fom-serv/ecos/cache/19.html
> 
> says that:
> 
> eCos is an open-source, royalty-free, highly configurable,
> application-specific operating system ideal for embedded systems
> development.
> 
> this is means that is only used to develop application that usually run
> under other OS ? (e.g. Linux?)
> 
> Or is it a full-feature OS (working and development) for embedded OSs ?

It is an OS in itself. It doesn't run under another OS. (well there is the
synthetic linux target, but that's a special case).

Jifl
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