naive question: gcc and glibc
Sun Jun 18 13:53:00 GMT 2000
Can we install `glibc' under Cygwin and use it ?
Tim Prince wrote:
> No, the portion of the C library which comes with gcc is called libgcc2.
> glibc is a large package including the bulk of the C x86 and alpha
> run-time support and more, used in operating systems such as linux.
> cygwin uses newlib instead.
> I suppose the reasons for this should be an
> FAQ, but I don't know where to look it up. glibc appears to have been
> getting a great deal more attention. Among the visible differences are
> missing features in newlib such as long double scanf/printf and math
> functions, or ieee rounding modes.
> Tim Prince
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jerome Benoit" <JGMBenoit@Wanadoo.fr>
> To: "Cygnus" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Sunday, June 18, 2000 2:31 AM
> Subject: naive question: gcc and glibc
> > Is the GNU C library `glibc' the one include with the `gcc' package ?
> > Greeings !
> > Jerome BENOIT
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