[OpenBIOS] Some thoughts on paflof.
kseege at t-online.de
Wed Jun 12 19:17:02 CEST 2002
Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> If you (or anyone else) wants to help, you can choose from quite a lot
> of different things to get started.
> The CVS tree contains a directory called fcode/ which contains some
> implementations of forth words already. If you find something that is
> still missing in there and in paflof, just send a mail to this list
> that you want to implement it.
> Check the Docs page for the IEEE specs before you start implementing.
> Feel free to ask any further questions.
Thanks for your answer.
Atleast my postings do not go to the nulldevice :-)
As i have only small knowledge of Linux and am totally unfamiliar
with CVS, maybe i am too stupid to be helpful. OTOH i am working
with various flavours of Forth and i am highly interested to use
OpenBios on embeddded controllers as base of my homebrewn RTOS.
I downloaded the paflof-tarball, but did not really understand
it, mainly because i do not know PERL. The C-Code was a bit too
complicated to be understood in half an hour, but i think i can
manage it during half a day.
Therefore my question: Is there some global description available,
which describes the design of the whole thing, or do i need to
understand everything from the sourcecode ?
If there is no such description, i am interested to write it,
just to be sure i have understood everything right. Does it
make sense to contact Segher Boessenkool directly ?
Thanks for your patience
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