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Re: glibc vs BSD libc

* Neal H. Walfield (neal@cs.uml.edu) [030120 19:10]:
> > 3.
> > Portability
> > glibc:Portable to more than one Kernel and hence large
> > BSD libc:Don?t attempt to be portable across kernels and hence
> > smaller.
> I do not see the logic.  If you are speaking about lines of code in
> the distribution, I may agree, however, this does not speak to the
> size of the generated binary, which seems to me to be what you are
> referring to.

i understood him this way: glibcs *portability* is large, since
it is not only portabel over several archs but also over several

bsds libc is less portable (only accross different archs) so its
portability is smaller.

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