Primary goals of uClibc

Peter S. Mazinger ps.m at
Mon May 15 07:45:39 UTC 2006

On Sun, 14 May 2006, Mike Frysinger wrote:

> On Saturday 13 May 2006 17:24, Peter S. Mazinger wrote:
> > Hello!
> >
> > Are size or glibc'ism the primary goals of uClibc?
> >
> > If size, then what about 'struct stat'?
> 'struct stat' is padded out so that it doesnt change size and thus doesnt 
> break ABI with userspace apps
> what exactly are you even talking about ?
> -mike

I am trying to find out generally, why we do not use exactly the same 
structures provided by the kernel, that would probably save space.
Is this to be compatible w/ glibc and more apps, or for some other reason?


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