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Re[2]: Linux LibC [ was: Re: Re[3]: Linux/MIPS ]

Subject: Re[2]: Linux LibC [ was: Re: Re[3]: Linux/MIPS ]
Date: Thu, 7 Dec 1995 10:39:29 -0500
          Hi All -
          Mike and I are working on the Big Endian MIPS port here at 
          Sanders, and I have yet another question for the list (and 
          for Ralph and Uli in particular).
          I have been downloading the libc-4.6.27-2 code and includes 
          from  (well, the 4.6.27 and 
          the -2.diffs for both).  The includes seems to be missing a 
          /mips subdirectory.  Does this come from somewhere else or 
          is this a problem?
          The real question that I wanted to ask, though, is since we 
          are doing a big endian port - should we be using the GNU 
          glibc instead?  And if so, is the 
 the best place to get it?  
          (I assume it is, I'm just checking in case someone else has 
          a better one they've been working on.)
          Well, that's the current crisis.  We're trying to record 
          what we do and how we do it (for our own sanity and to pass 
          on if needed) - maybe this will be usefull to others as 
          clueless  8^) 

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Date:    12/6/95 4:49 PM

From: Stoned Elipot <>
Subject: Linux LibC [ was: Re: Re[3]: Linux/MIPS ]
Date: Wed, 06 Dec 1995 13:46:07 +0100

> I want to switch to GNU libc now and on my i486 also ! ;)

It's not desireable to switch to glibc on Linux/i386 now.  You would
have to recompile most of the things.  We are still working on the

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