[riot-devel] Native RIOT more reliable and running on OSX

Ludwig Ortmann ludwig.ortmann at fu-berlin.de
Fri May 31 11:33:05 CEST 2013

I forgot to push the projects changes yesterday, they are in now.

Cheers, Ludwig

Ludwig Ortmann schrieb:
> Hi,
> the RIOT native target now builds and runs on OS X (tested with 10.8.3) in
> addition to being more reliable(*).
> To test, checkout or update projects, boards and RIOT and run:
> $ cd projects/default-native
> $ make clean all
> $ ./bin/default-native.elf
> The port is still lacking some important features like buttons and
> networking (although a dummy driver exists). On the other hand it has
> already proved useful to speed up development.
> Please report any issues with the port you run into.
> Thank you in advance =)
> Cheers, Ludwig
> *)
> The previous context switching code has been rewritten to not change RIOT
> thread contexts from within a UNIX signal handler context but change the
> thread context after leaving the signal handler context and resuming
> possibly interrupted system calls.
> I suspect some new bugs might have crept in along with these changes, but
> in general it should be much more reliable.
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