Issues with LFS glibc-2.3.3 tarball

Christopher James Coleman ug97cjc at cs.bham.ac.uk
Wed Feb 11 06:33:12 PST 2004


On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Robert Connolly wrote:
> This is sorta unrelated to the glibc situation, but I'm wondering what people
> think about developing hlfs for embeded platforms, using uclibc. Uclibc
> claims to have SSP and fPIE support, and provides an alternitive to anyone
> disenchanted with glibc. I own an Ipaq to develop on and it should be
> feasable to get Pax running on it. The build procedures would not be platform
> specific, it would work just as well on an x86. LFS'ers might be equaly
> interested in developing Uclibc without fpie/ssp. Using busybox would change
> the book a bit but shouldn't be imposible to work with, uclibc also provides
> a buildroot package that should make things fairly easy.

I am definitely interested in uClibc research, with a view to using it on 
any platform under HLFS. Also, I hope to get started working on anything I 
can help with for HLFS this weekend. I have been really busy recently, but 
have some free time now. Let me know what you need doing.

- chris




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