uClibc verses Glibc

Cliff Brake cliff.brake@gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 15:36:00 GMT 2006

On 8/15/06, Rowan Potgieter <baldo.forum@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was just wondering which is better, uClibc or Glibc? Obviously they
> both have their pro's and cons's. I'm in the process of building an
> embedded kernel for the Intel IXP425 and I've come across alot of
> problems regarding Glibc, I'm not saying its because of Glibc alot are
> probably toolchain related or I dont have the latest patches but...
> which would the people of cross-gcc recommend?

You can try both with the openembedded (http://openembedded.org)
system.  OE has excellent support for the IXP425 as the Linksys NSLU2
uses this processor.

I generally use glibc unless there is a good reason to use something smaller.


Cliff Brake

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