[ECOS] issues/suggestions related to scheduler start function

Brij Bihari Pandey fuzzhead012@yahoo.com
Fri Sep 10 08:01:00 GMT 2004

hello nick,

> CYG_KERNEL_CPU_THIS() should be a cheap operation, a couple of
> instructions at best. As it stands the code is clear and
> concise. There seems little point in unnecessarily complicating it
> for almost no gain.

> There seems little point in complicating the code to cope with all the
> obscure and daft things that some users on some weird hardware might
> get up to. eCos is intended for engineers who are expected to have at
> least half a clue about what they are doing.
I personally like and agree to, what you also have said.

Thanks for providing your valuable comments over things that couple of people I
have known working in embedded s/w-h/w companies, have got as the
commandments/guidelines to improve/debug the software, from their project
managers at various points in time. I hope your comments give developers
atleast some moral support, if not much.


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