any plans for an "official" newlib snapshot ?

J. Johnston
Fri Dec 8 17:49:00 GMT 2000

Werner Almesberger wrote:
> I wrote:
> |  patch-newlib-linux-17.gz
> Latest version is 20. Adds several new goodies and fixes my unfortunate
> decision in version 17 to call an object file system.o, which of course
> replaced libc/stdlib/system.o ...

A patch based on version 20 has been checked into newlib.
> BTW, is this superseding of object files encouraged practice in newlib ?
> It would be an elegant way of using some system calls instead of awkward
> replacements in libc (e.g. rename).

Yes, the sys and machine directories have the ability to override the base
newlib files.

-- Jeff J.

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