we are investigating to usage of the pSOS+ skin to port a large legacy pSOS
application to Linux.
The application model consist of several processes in which the application
lives. All processes will make use of the pSOS library.
After playing around with the library for some time we have observed several
missing service calls, bugs and differences in behaviour compared to a real
- missing sm_ident
- missing t_getreg / t_setreg in userland (patch already included in 2.5.5)
- not possible to use skin from the context of different processes (patch
already included in 2.5.5)
- added support for identical task/queue/semaphore/region names by making
- strange behaviour in pSOS message queue (see post "Possible memory leak in
psos skin message queue handling").
I can (and will) deliver patches for all issues I have found, but I'm
wondering whether there are other people using the pSOS skin (in userland)
in a real live application. The target for my project would be an embedded
system with strong reliability requirements (very stable / long running
Any feedback is welcome and appreciated.
It is not clear to me either which tests are executed before a new version
is released. Is there any test-suite available for the pSOS skin?
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