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Re: Support for smaller glibc

To: ralf@oss.sgi.com (Ralf Baechle)
Subject: Re: Support for smaller glibc
From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Date: Sat, 2 Dec 2000 13:06:28 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <20001202050306.A12319@bacchus.dhis.org> from "Ralf Baechle" at Dec 02, 2000 05:03:06 AM
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
> > solved.  But forking a smaller libc of standard glibc is nothing but the
> > St. Florian's principle ...
> 
> Ulrich is refusing to do anything with it. Do you have any suggestions?
> I will do my best to do it right. But I am afraid I cannot do it alone.

Ulrich is right. Start from a library that is intended to be modular and
embedded. Folks are already looking at using newlib for this. 

Alan


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