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General Question on FreeRTOS / Networking History

Posted by blipton on June 11, 2015

Does anyone know the timeline of tcp/ip stacks on FreeRTOS?

I know its now is called "FreeRTOS+TCP", but is that the same thing as "FreeTCPIP"?

A while back I saw a Nios / FreeRTOS project, but it used FreeRTOS and lwip. Did FreeRTOS originally use Interniche then lwip and now a new FreeRTOS+TCP?


General Question on FreeRTOS / Networking History

Posted by rtel on June 11, 2015

Some of these projects are very old. Some very early projects in the FreeRTOS download used uIP. Then some used lwIP. FreeRTOS+TCP is uIP with a few hacks to make it appear faster.

embTCP (Interniche) came much later, and FreeRTOS+TCP is our own new stack that is not based at all on any of the above.


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