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Nintendo DS BSP
- Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 14:30:09 -0500
- From: joel.sherrill at OARcorp.com (Joel Sherrill)
- Subject: Nintendo DS BSP
Dario Alcocer wrote:
> Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Matthieu Bucchianeri has submitted a BSP for the Nintendo DS. It
>> supports all features of the DS including WiFi, touch screen, etc.
>> He has Microwindows/NanoX running on it.
> This is really awesome. Kudos to Matthieu for doing this work!
>> The question for the community is how to deal with the issue
>> that this BSP is dependent on an external free software
>> library. This is a first. The license of the library isn't
>> an issue.
>> I see only a few options and don't know which is best:
>> + Offer this library as a pre-built RPM. This is the cleanest
>> solution for GNU/Linux users and is in keeping with the existing
>> infrastructure. It treats it as a 3rd party package that we
>> provide pre-compiled and version synchronization is under our
> This probably *is* the cleanest solution. I will volunteer to package
> up the required library; this probably only involves putting together an
> RPM .spec file and submitting the package to a repository.
Ralf Corsepius hasn't piped up but it would be better if
it ended up in the RTEMS repository so it could match the
BSP. Plus Matthieu did have some patches.
Thanks for offering. Hopefully Ralf won't see any issues
with offering this as an RPM.
> -- D.
Joel Sherrill, Ph.D. Director of Research & Development
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