[PATCH] support kernels without __ARCH_WANT_SYSCALL_OFF_T

Laurent Bercot ska-dietlibc at skarnet.org
Sat Apr 28 01:23:38 UTC 2012

> I say this as something of an outsider/observer, but to me too this is
> really disheartening.

 Add me to the list, Rich.

> - for instance, the fact that giant locale init stuff gets pulled into
> static binaries whenever locale was enabled in the build system, even
> if setlocale() is never called (and similar for stdio, although it's
> less likely to find apps that don't use stdio).

 I have a complete set of apps that do not use stdio. I want to
advertise their small binary size. If statically linked binaries with
the uClibc still include the stdio code, I will have to look for
*yet another* C library to compile them with. Sigh.

> I hope this email doesn't come across as too much of a rant/flame. I
> want to see uClibc do well and get better, and just see it getting
> bogged down too much in mushrooming combinatorial complexity..

 Same here.


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