Re: Bug#811275: 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.
Thorsten Glaser wrote,
> 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.
It is a try to build a Debian system with an alternative C library
as Musl or uClibc-ng. More users of uClibc-ng will allow to get the
quality better. There is still no support for M68k, MIPS64, ARC or Xtensa.
Why not allowing a small Debian distro maybe without systemd to
> Full disclosure: I do have commits in µClibc-ng.
So you can further help to get stuff going ;)