Announcement: newlib 1.8.2 available

Ranjith Kumaran
Mon Nov 22 11:51:00 GMT 1999

A new version of newlib (1.8.2) is available for ftp at

This is also accessible through the Newlib home page:

Some FAQs:

What is newlib?  It is a collection of:

- C library
- Math library
- various board support packages ["libgloss"]

for embedded systems.

This release contains:

- RTEMS features and fixes from Joel Sherrill.
- More work on reentrant routines.
- Floating point math library, --enable-newlib-hw-fp
- Various bug fixes.

See COPYING.NEWLIB for the various copyrights.

See newlib-1.8.2/README and the crossgcc FAQ for further documentation.
(crossgcc FAQ can be found at )

Online documentation is available in .

Problems/questions should be sent to

Ranjith Kumaran (
Software Developer
Cygnus Solutions
2323 Yonge Street, Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4P 2C9
(416) 482-2661 Ext. 303

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