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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 Mon, 18 Jan 2016, Waldemar Brodkorb wrote:
> > It is a try to build a Debian system with an alternative C library
> That would require a new dpkg architecture and other changes,
> e.g. you could build for linuxuclibc-i386 instead of linux-i386.
> The avr32 people tried to make a µClibc-based Debian port and
> eventually failed, because the whole OS is much too dependent
> on glibc and GNUisms, and because of the quality…
> The other libc ports (Debian/{free,net}bsd (as opposed to
> Debian/kFreeBSD), the Interix port, the Minix port, etc.)
> also mostly failed – sure, there are or were demonstrations,
> but the limitations prevented them from ever taking off.
> > > Full disclosure: I do have commits in µClibc-ng.
> >
> > So you can further help to get stuff going ;)
> I’ve already told you I’d prefer to see it die, and the only
> thing preventing that is nommu support in more sane libcs.

>From a good friend I would expect some more positive feedback
for my hobby project ;)
May be you should start to contact Rob Landley, he also wants
to see uClibc/uClibc-ng die. You could start a new project together,
how to kill uClibc/uClibc-ng project. What do you think about it? SCNR.

best regards

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