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The Win32 simulator port

Posted by Ard Roliat on May 4, 2012
I am looking at the code and main() in particular.
The first line of code is
xTaskCreate( ... )

I was expecting at least a call to intialise FreeRTOS so something like InitFreeRTOS() so that appropriate stuff gets initialised.

Am I missing something?

Kind regards

RE: The Win32 simulator port

Posted by Richard on May 4, 2012
Nothing missed. There is no such function in FreeRTOS.

As FreeRTOS is statically linked, the C startup code clears anything to zero that needs clearing to zero, and initialises any variables that need initialising to anything other than zero.

One of the memory allocators does a bit more the first time it is called, but it takes care of that automatically.


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