[uClibc] libgloss and related

Manuel Novoa III mjn3 at codepoet.org
Fri Aug 20 18:47:12 UTC 2004


Hello,

On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 11:42:41AM -0700, Sterling Augustine wrote:
> First, great project. It is exactly what I'm looking for.

Thanks.  :-)

> Second, even though the libc/sysdeps/README file says I must be smoking 
> crack, I have managed to get uclibc compiling and working for simple 
> programs on a non-linux (and in fact, a non-unix) system: libgloss. 
> Libgloss is the newlib (another embedded C library) system call layer. 
> Of course, much functionality won't be supported in this environment, 
> but the basic C library should be just fine.

Cool.

> I have tried to make the changes as uninvasive as possible. In 
> particular, the only changes to shared files are in extra/Configs/... 
> and various Makefiles. Of course I added our port related files and a 
> libgloss directory and files under sysdeps.
> 
> I realize that this may be a direction that the project is uninterested 
> in, and I respect that. But is the project interested in patches related 
> to libgloss? If so, what would the submission guidelines be? It will be 
> a while before I have the code in a state worth contributing, but I'd 
> like a little guidance before I proceed further.

Actually, porting to libgloss is something I've been wanting to do
for quite some time.  Depending on the size, you could post them to
the list or email us (Erik and me) directly.

Manuel



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