VxWorks Target

Yao Qi qiyaoltc@gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 15:45:00 GMT 2016

On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 3:36 PM, Stephen Pape <srpape@gmail.com> wrote:
> Wow, so it's ancient history. If that's the case, there is some
> leftover VxWork code hanging around. I was even able to compile gdb
> with "--target=powerpc-vxworks", and there are a few files with the
> name still in the source:
> ./include/elf/vxworks.h
> ./bfd/elf-vxworks.c
> ./bfd/elf-vxworks.h
> The configure script has some VxWorks leftovers as well:
>   case "${target}" in
>     *-*-vxworks*)
>       # VxWorks uses the Dinkumware C++ library.
>       noconfigdirs="$noconfigdirs target-libstdc++-v3"
>       ;;

VxWorks support in GDB was removed, but its support in other
components, like linker, are still there.  They are not leftover.

However, configure should be adjusted so that gdb shouldn't
be configured at all if target is *-*-vxworks*.

Yao (齐尧)

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