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Re: [] Adding code for fork/vfork?

From: Harlan Stenn
Subject: Re: [] Adding code for fork/vfork?
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 15:28:39 -0700

Giles wrote:
> Thanks Bob, but some applications don't use conditional compiling and
> simply use code like this:
> ============
> if (uClinux) {
>       *pid = vfork();
> } else {
>       *pid = fork();
> }
> ============
> Will the cross-compiler go ahead and compile that type of code?
> Currently, it refuses to proceed because fork() is not available on
> non-MMU CPU's.

If you do not want to "force" people to change their code, you will
probably need to offer a "stub" fork() to link against on non-MMU CPUs.


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