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

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Thu Aug 28 07:39:25 UTC 2014

Dear Arnout Vandecappelle,

On Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:09:06 +0200, Arnout Vandecappelle wrote:

>  What a surprising lack of reaction on this patch! I'd have expected people to
> welcome this very much...

Yes, sorry for the lack of reaction. I definitely welcome this very

>  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.

I definitely agree. For now, uclibc-ng build system and process is
essentially the same as the one of uclibc, so I'd prefer to see it
being handled by package/uclibc/.


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

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