[ECOS] RedBoot go command enhancement

Gary D. Thomas gary.thomas@mind.be
Thu Jan 30 16:38:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, 2003-01-30 at 09:12, Mark Salter wrote:
> 
> Here's a patch I've been playing around with. It provides a
> mechanism for programs started by the RedBoot go command to
> return to the RedBoot prompt and have its exit status displayed.
> It also adds a -c flag to the go command which prevents the
> caches from being disabled before jumping to the program. I've
> only tried it with standalone newlib/libgloss based apps, but
> eCos apps should also be able to use the VV mechanism as well.
> I thought I'd throw this out and solicit any comments.
> 

Nice.  My only concern is that "workspace_end" is a scary place
to keep the saved context.  Maybe this should be in [static] low
memory?

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