Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of Projects/TinyRTEMS


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Mar 25, 2009, 3:10:50 AM (11 years ago)
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JoelSherrill
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    77 *  low memory environments such as SoC ARM implementations
    88 *  safety critical applications which need to eliminate all unused code
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     10The last point is '''VERY''' important and often lost in the discussions.  RTEMS is often used in safety-critical applications where every line of code in the deployed software must be analysed.  Removing unused and unneeded code reduces the validation effort.
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    1012This effort is a series of individual tasks which appear unrelated but all somehow drop code or data that is unused in a particular RTEMS application configuration. It is a combination of code and file refactoring, Makefile.am changes, RTEMS configure time options, application time configuration, application link time and alternative algorithms that together shrink the footprint of RTEMS.