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This directory contains the sources of the GNU C Library.
See the file "version.h" for what release version you have.

The GNU C Library is the standard system C library for all GNU systems,
and is an important part of what makes up a GNU system.  It provides the
system API for all programs written in C and C-compatible languages such
as C++ and Objective C; the runtime facilities of other programming
languages use the C library to access the underlying operating system.

In GNU/Linux systems, the C library works with the Linux kernel to
implement the operating system behavior seen by user applications.
In GNU/Hurd systems, it works with a microkernel and Hurd servers.

The GNU C Library implements much of the POSIX.1 functionality in the
GNU/Hurd system, using configurations i[4567]86-*-gnu.  The current
GNU/Hurd support requires out-of-tree patches that will eventually be
incorporated into an official GNU C Library release.

When working with Linux kernels, this version of the GNU C Library
requires Linux kernel version 3.2 or later.

Also note that the shared version of the libgcc_s library must be
installed for the pthread library to work correctly.

The GNU C Library supports these configurations for using Linux kernels:

	aarch64*-*-linux-gnu
	alpha*-*-linux-gnu
	arm-*-linux-gnueabi
	hppa-*-linux-gnu	Not currently functional without patches.
	i[4567]86-*-linux-gnu
	x86_64-*-linux-gnu	Can build either x86_64 or x32
	ia64-*-linux-gnu
	m68k-*-linux-gnu
	microblaze*-*-linux-gnu
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	s390-*-linux-gnu
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	tilepro-*-linux-gnu

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the GNU C Library.  You might also consider reading the WWW pages for
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The GNU C Library is (almost) completely documented by the Texinfo manual
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and contains some known errors and omissions; we regret that we do not
have the resources to work on the manual as much as we would like.  For
corrections to the manual, please file a bug in the `manual' component,
following the bug-reporting instructions below.  Please be sure to check
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information.  We are now using the Bugzilla system to track all bug reports.
This web page gives detailed information on how to report bugs properly.

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14 hours ago DJ DelorieUpdate nss tests to new skeletonmaster
16 hours ago Adhemerval... Consolidate non cancellable open call
21 hours ago Wilco DijkstraAdd math benchmark latency test
24 hours ago H.J. LuSupport mcount/gprof test with GCC defaulting to PIE
27 hours ago Akhilesh KumarFix abmon for bem_ZM
27 hours ago Akhilesh KumarFix country name for xh_ZA
27 hours ago Thorsten GlaserRefresh generated charmap data and ChangeLog
27 hours ago Thorsten GlaserResolve some historically special cases of ambiguous...
27 hours ago Thorsten GlaserHandle more cases of combining characters
27 hours ago Thorsten GlaserUnicodeData has precedence over EastAsianWidth
28 hours ago Florian Weimer__opensock: Remove internal_function attribute
40 hours ago Joseph MyersFix sigval namespace (bug 21944).
42 hours ago H.J. LuRemove "[Add new features here]" for 2.27
43 hours ago Joseph MyersAllow abort PLT references in libc.so for SH.
44 hours ago H.J. LuMention x86-64 FMA optimization in NEWS
45 hours ago H.J. Lux86-64: Optimize e_expf with FMA [BZ #21912]
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