[libre-riscv-dev] [long, probably pointless] Take me out to the ballgame...

Hendrik Boom hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Tue Feb 18 02:26:18 GMT 2020

On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 10:58:05PM +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> On Monday, February 17, 2020, Scheming Pony <scheming-pony at protonmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Cross posted to MIT/Scheme dev list:
> regarding "getting back to instant on", this is what bare metal testing
> does.
> these are absolute minimum programs that use pretty much nothing by way of
> communication with the outside world: an exception that sends a single
> character for example.
> even trying to do strcpy or memcpy is completely out of the question
> because the infrastructure (ABIs) supporting the concept of "c function
> calls" does not exist
> it is... quite exciting.
> l.

I believe the Gambit implementors have set up a PC that
boots directly into the Gambit repl instead of using an
intermediating operating system.

-- hendrik

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