[Buildroot] [PATCH 2/2] qemu/mips64-malta: switch to eglibc

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Nov 27 13:03:43 UTC 2013

Dear Gustavo Zacarias,

On Wed, 27 Nov 2013 07:06:41 -0300, Gustavo Zacarias wrote:
> On 11/27/2013 05:24 AM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> > I think the broken dynamic loader for mips64 in uClibc is now fixed
> > by package/uclibc/
> Probably, but besides that it's generally unstable with uClibc (you
> almost certainly can't login properly) where with eglibc it just
> works(tm). Though maybe it just needs a little kick like the recent
> SIGBUS mips64 patch from the uclibc mailing list.

Ok. Then, should we make (e)glibc the default C library for mips64, so
that users will not have a non-working system if they simply build a
basic default configuration for mips64 (which will use uClibc) ?

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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