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Embedded Software Development with eCos™ by Anthony J. Massa

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Chapter 8. Additional Functionality and Third-Party Contributions

The open-source nature of eCos caters to a rich set of extended functionality. This functionality is often provided by external third-party contributors to enhance their own and the open-source community's embedded systems. Included in this functionality and contributions are:

  • POSIX, EL/IX, and μITRON Compatibility Layers

  • ROM Monitors

  • RAM and ROM File Systems

  • PCI Support

  • TCP/IP Networking Support

  • Embedded Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) Toolkit

  • Kaffe Java Virtual Machine

  • Bluetooth and Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Support

  • Embedded Web Server Support

The eCos Web site maintains a list of the different contributions available and can be found online at:

http://sources.redhat.com/ecos/contrib.html ...

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