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Embedded Software Development with eCos™ by Anthony J. Massa

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12.5. Application

We are now at the point where we can build our application and incorporate our eCos library built in the previous stage. After we have our application image, we can use RedBoot to load the application into RAM and run it. In this section, we also look at using GDB to debug our application.

The main goal of the application build is to generate a binary file, which includes our eCos library. The flow diagram for the application build procedure is shown in Figure 12.8.

Figure 12.8. Application build procedure flow diagram.

As we see in Figure 12.8, we start with our C language source file basic1.c. In this example, we use a makefile ...

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