question on libc/sys/linux/stdlib

Jeff Johnston
Thu Oct 16 18:30:00 GMT 2008

Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Hi,
> I am porting some code from Linux to RTEMS and
> noticed that the code in libc/sys/linux/stdlib
> includes fnmatch and regexp and the implementations
> appear to be licensed properly for use by other
> newlib targets (e.g. not GPL or LGPL).
> Is there any reason the code in this directory
> couldn't be moved to a higher place in the tree
> and used on all targets?  Or at least those that
> want it like the posix directory?
Offhand, there is no reason it could not be shared.

-- Jeff J.

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