I can't install newlib-1.9.0

Aaron J. Grier aaron@frye.com
Tue Feb 20 13:42:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 08:52:28AM +0900, MAMORU Kugumiya wrote:

> Why newlib need kernel source?

you are configuring newlib for linux kernel.

> I think newlib doesn't follow GPL nor LGPL.  But if newlib need kernel
> source to link.

this depends on your target.  you can build newlib for standalone
embedded use and it will not need any linux kernel sources.

> Does newlib follow GPL or LGPL?

newlib is neither GPL nor LGPL.  read COPYING.NEWLIB for details.

On Mon, 2001-12-17 at 02:27, MAMORU Kugumiya wrote:
> Hi.
>   I try to install newlib in x86 PC.
> But I can't make it.
>   I do this way.
>       % gzip -dc newlib-1.9.0.tar.gz | tar xvf -
>       % mkdir i586-pc-linux
>       % cd i586-pc-linux
>       % ../newlib-1.9.0/configure --with-newlib
> Configuring for a i586-pc-linux-gnu host.

  Aaron J. Grier  |   Frye Electronics, Tigard, OR   |  aaron@frye.com
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