[Buildroot] [PATCH] glibc: disable eglibc 2.18 for sparc

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Fri Mar 20 21:10:33 UTC 2015

Dear Gustavo Zacarias,

On Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:25 -0300, Gustavo Zacarias wrote:

> > Applied, but shouldn't we simply deprecated eglibc ? The latest eglibc
> > release was 2.19, and glibc has already made two releases (2.20 and
> > 2.21) since then.
> Unfortunately eglibc 2.18 is the only (e)glibc that's good for powerpc
> SPE at the moment (that does hard-float), so that would mean leaving
> only uClibc for that scenario.

Well if nobody cares about powerpc SPE in upstream glibc, using uClibc
will be the only solution.

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

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