[uClinux-dev] application size limitation?
davidm at snapgear.com
Fri Mar 28 01:23:51 EST 2003
Jivin pauli at snapgear.com lays it down ...
> > The questions I have are the following:
> > 1. I read somewhere that in the past there was an application size
> > limitation on uClinux. Is this still the case?
> There is a size limit imposed by the shared librarie support. This limit is
> 16M per application and library so you'll probably not encounter it with 16M
> of RAM.
If you do not use -msep-data or shared libs then you can have huge great
apps with no earthly limitations ;-)
> > 2. Has anyone used threads in their applications on uClinux?
> I believe DavidM has pthreads working. Has it made the latest release?
The latest m68k-elf-tools and uClinux-dist have, AFAIK, full pthread
support. I have run the ptread demos from the dist without problems
for what its worth.
> > 3. Is it better to write a bunch of small apps in uClinux or is the one
> > large app approach OK?
> Probably not a lot of difference really.
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