Re: ITP: uclibc-ng -- uClibc-ng is an implementation of the standard C library that is much smaller than glibc, which makes it useful for embedded systems.
On Sun, 17 Jan 2016, Waldemar Brodkorb wrote:
> uClibc-ng is a small C library for developing embedded Linux systems. It is
> much smaller than the GNU C Library, but nearly all applications supported by
> glibc also work perfectly with uClibc-ng.
How is that relevant for a binary distribution in which nothing will
use this package? For cross-compiling, you only need the source code
available. Also, µClibc is of so bad quality that, on MMU targets,
musl is in all cases the better alternative.
Full disclosure: I do have commits in µClibc-ng.
[17:15:07] Lukas Degener: Kleines Asterix-Latinum für Softwaretechniker:
veni, vidi, fixi(t) ;-)