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  uClibc-ng - a small C Library for Linux

uClibc-ng (aka µClibc-ng/pronounced yew-see-lib-see-next-generation) is a C
library for developing embedded Linux systems. It is much smaller than the GNU
C Library, but nearly all applications supported by glibc also work perfectly
with uClibc-ng.

uClibc-ng is a spin-off of uClibc from from Erik Andersen
and others.

Porting applications from glibc to uClibc-ng typically involves just
recompiling the source code.  uClibc-ng even supports shared libraries and
threading. It currently runs on standard Linux and MMU-less (also known as
µClinux) systems with support for Alpha, ARC, ARM, Blackfin, CRIS, FR-V, HPPA,
IA64, LM32, M68K/Coldfire, Metag, Microblaze, MIPS, MIPS64, NDS32, NIOS2,
OpenRisc, PowerPC, SuperH, Sparc, x86, x86_64 and Xtensa processors.

If you are building an embedded Linux system and you find that glibc is eating
up too much space, you should consider using uClibc-ng.  If you are building a
huge fileserver with 12 Terabytes of storage, then using glibc may make more
sense.  Unless, for example, that 12 Terabytes will be Network Attached Storage
and you plan to burn Linux into the system's firmware...

uClibc-ng is maintained by Waldemar Brodkorb and is licensed under the GNU
LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE. This license allows you to make closed source
commercial applications using an unmodified version of uClibc-ng. You do not
need to give away all your source code just because you use uClibc-ng and/or
run on Linux. You should, however, carefuly review the license and make certain
you understand and abide by it strictly.

For installation instructions, see the file INSTALL.

uClibc-ng strives to be standards compliant, which means that most
documentation written for SuSv3, or for glibc also applies to uClibc-ng
functions.  However, many GNU extensions are not supported because they have
not been ported, or more importantly, would increase the size of uClibc-ng
disproportional to the added functionality.

Additional information can be found at

uClibc-ng may be freely modified and distributed under the terms of the GNU
Lesser General Public License, which can be found in the file COPYING.LIB.

And most of all, be sure to have some fun! :-)
24 hours ago Joel Stanleyor1k: syscall: Pass arguments on the stackmaster
25 hours ago Waldemar Brodkorblibrt: fix gcc warning
25 hours ago Waldemar BrodkorbINSTALL: add some notes how to create Linux headers...
7 days ago Waldemar Brodkorbfenv: only allow to enable for supported architectures
7 days ago Waldemar Brodkorbx86_64: add fenv support from glibc
13 days ago Ronald WahlFix build regression with DO_XSI_MATH disabled
13 days ago Waldemar Brodkorbbump for releasev1.0.27
2017-11-25 Waldemar Brodkorbstatfs.h: add f_flags
2017-11-25 Stafford Horneor1k: Fix tls value passed during clone
2017-11-25 Christian Svenssonsetjmp/longjmp saves only non-call clobbered regs
2017-11-25 Christian SvenssonUpdate __longjmp.S
2017-11-25 Stafford Horneor1k: correctly pass tid in 4th param
2017-11-25 Eugene RudoyOnly emulate fstatfs64 if __NR_fstatfs64 is not defined
2017-11-25 Waldemar Brodkorbfix regression from a745c4bfc8a9b5db4e48387170da0dc1d39...
2017-11-24 Guo Renutils: add EM_MCORE for csky machine.
2017-11-22 Eugene Rudoyremove misleading comment about f_frsize field
13 days ago v1.0.27 release 1.0.27 - Tripel Karmeliet
4 months ago v1.0.26 release 1.0.26 - De Verboden Vrucht
6 months ago v1.0.25 release 1.0.25 - Kasteel Donker
7 months ago v1.0.24 release 1.0.24 - Gordon Finest...
8 months ago v1.0.23 release 1.0.23 - Brugse Zot Dubbel
10 months ago v1.0.22 release 1.0.22 - Brugse Zot
11 months ago v1.0.21 release 1.0.21 - Trapistes Rochefort 10
12 months ago v1.0.20 release 1.0.20 - Trapistes Rochefort 8
13 months ago v1.0.19 release 1.0.19 - Trapistes Rochefort 6
14 months ago v1.0.18 release 1.0.18 - Delirium Nocturnum
16 months ago v1.0.17 release 1.0.17 - Delirium Tremens
17 months ago v1.0.16 release 1.0.16 - Val-Dieu Triple
18 months ago v1.0.15 release 1.0.15 - Val-Dieu Brune
19 months ago v1.0.14 release 1.0.14 - Chimay Tripel
20 months ago v1.0.13 release 1.0.13 - Chimay Doree
22 months ago v1.0.12 release 1.0.12 - Chimay Brune
24 hours ago master