[riot-users] Technical Report on RIOT

Heiko Will hwill at inf.fu-berlin.de
Thu Jan 17 15:20:37 CET 2013

>> achieved on a msp430. What do you mean with full c support, we're not
>> fully POSIX compatible, we are even not fully newlib compatible and
>> cannot achieve even one of those.
> The core is mostly libc independent. We support standard C as language,
> without full Ansi-C base libraries or POSIX. The point is to
> differentiate from Contiki (using protothreads which turn C into
> something weird) and TinyOS (written in nesC).

But the core doesn't fulfill all the advertised features.
>> - Contiki supports preemptive scheduling.
> ... but not through it's standard API (the protothreads thing), right?

>> - We only support MCUs with vectored interrupt controllers and I rarely
>> heard about MCUs without one.
> Which could be rephrased as "you rarely heard about MCUs which we don't
> support".

No. I heared about several Intel processors which we do not support, but 
they all have vectored interrupt controllers.


Heiko Will
.  Freie Universitaet Berlin, Inst. fuer Informatik, AG CST
.  Takustr. 9 (Raum 107), D-14195 Berlin, Germany
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