[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/2] toolchain/uclibc-ng: add support for uClibc-ng

Waldemar Brodkorb wbx at openadk.org
Thu Aug 28 07:08:58 UTC 2014

Hi Arnout,
Arnout Vandecappelle wrote,

>  Hi Waldemar,
> On 08/11/14 13:31, Waldemar Brodkorb wrote:
> > uClibc-ng is a spin-off of uClibc. uClibc-ng will do
> > a 1.0 release really soon. uClibc lacks releases and
> > the maintainer does not communicate any timeplans for
> > releases. For more information about uClibc-ng see:
> > http://www.uclibc-ng.org
>  What a surprising lack of reaction on this patch! I'd have expected people to
> welcome this very much...

I haven't thought of many comments, but no reaction was a little bit
>  However, I'll start with immediately burning it to the ground :-) I think the
> situation of uClibc-ng is very similar to eglibc: it's essentially the same
> package, just a different version of it. So, instead of creating a whole new
> copy, I think it's easier to maintain if it is one more uclibc version in
> package/uclibc/Config.in.
Okay, thanks for the feedback.

In the meantime I started from scratch with the spin-off. See here
for details:

May be the next buildroot version can contain uClibc-ng support.

best regards

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