[ECOS] eCos 3.0 and newlib in ARM toolchain

Marcos Del Puerto mpuertog@gmail.com
Mon May 11 16:07:00 GMT 2009


Thank you very much for your quick answer

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 5:43 PM, Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch> wrote:
>> Does it means newlib has been dropped from the recommended toolchain?
>> Does it means that if I want to use newlib I will have to assemble and
>> compile my own toolset? Which are the advantages of using glibc for
>> embedded development when not using Linux?
>
> newlib was never used by eCos. It was only used to build the
> toolchain.
>
> eCos has its own libc, which is not newlib and is not glibc. The eCos
> libc is smaller than newlib and glibc, making it more suitable for
> deeply embedded systems.
>
>       Andrew
>

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