[QBS] Customization for Embedded platforms that has no OS.

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at digia.com
Mon Jul 22 12:35:57 CEST 2013

On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 12:00:49PM +0200, Christian Kandeler wrote:
> On 07/22/2013 11:35 AM, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> >> the device has to boot into *something*, and that something would
> >> constitute an operating system. Perhaps you mean "no mainstream OS"?
> >>
> > actually, no. there is *no* os. we are talking about 8-bit
> > microcontrollers with 2kb of ROM and 128 bytes (!) of RAM in the minimal
> > configuration.
> How many bytes would it need to have to call the thing that runs on it 
> an OS?
maybe you should look up the definition of operating system?
or explain how it even matters, given that in the best case, the program
we are building *is* the operating system (and consequently not the
target operating system)?

> >> What you need is basically the addition of a new toolchain module to
> >> support your compiler.
> >>
> > it's not really a different type of toolchain. [...]
> Or, in other words, a new toolchain module.
there is no contradiction anywhere. ;)

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