Posted by Steve Revill Wed, 26 May 2010 17:25:00 GMT
RISC OS Open (ROOL) are pleased to announce the immediate release of
source code supplied by ARM Ltd. (ARM). This source
code has been published as Open Source software under the New BSD licence and it comprises the FPA support
code (FPASC) and emulator (FPE).
The FPE is a key part of the RISC OS operating system and as such the
availability of these components in source form is a key step towards
completing the publishing of the full sources to RISC OS. You can find
the new FPASC source code within the ROOL CVS repository as part of the
Until now, the FPASC and FPE have only been available to the public in
binary form. This is equally true for other operating systems, such as the
BSD derivatives. ROOL will be contacting the maintainers of various ARM
BSD projects in due course.
Note to editors: this press release does not constitute an endorsement of
RISC OS or of the FPE by ARM.