question on libc/sys/linux/stdlib

Joel Sherrill
Thu Oct 16 20:40:00 GMT 2008

Jeff Johnston wrote:
> 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.
I will give it a try and see how it goes.
> -- Jeff J.

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