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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! :-)
3 days ago Alexey Brodkinarc: Merge ARCv2 string routines in generic ARC .S... master
3 days ago Waldemar Brodkorblocale: use a better fallback
5 days ago Waldemar Brodkorbfix compile issue when DOASSERTS=y
13 days ago Waldemar Brodkorbsys/ptrace.h: remove obsolete Linux PTRACE_SEIZE_DEVEL...
2017-08-06 Waldemar Brodkorbmicroblaze: handle R_MICROBLAZE_NONE for bootstrap
2017-08-05 Waldemar Brodkorbfix issues with gdb 8.0
2017-07-28 Waldemar Brodkorbbump for releasev1.0.26
2017-07-28 Waldemar Brodkorbaarch64: finetuning, sync with glibc
2017-07-28 Eugene Yudinfix tolower and locales
2017-07-28 Eugene Yudinstdlib.h: Fix valloc declaration.
2017-07-28 Waldemar Brodkorbcleanup unused defines and includes from clone.S
2017-07-28 Waldemar Brodkorbnptl: remove asm from sysdep-cancel.h
2017-07-28 Waldemar Brodkorbnptl: remove sysdep-cancel ASM macros, convert to C
2017-07-28 Waldemar Brodkorbrt: convert mq_timedsend/mq_timedreceive to use cancel...
2017-07-20 Waldemar BrodkorbRevert "libdl: fix size parameter when unmap library...
2017-07-18 Waldemar Brodkorbnetinet/in.h: add IPPROTO_MH
3 weeks ago v1.0.26 release 1.0.26 - De Verboden Vrucht
2 months ago v1.0.25 release 1.0.25 - Kasteel Donker
4 months ago v1.0.24 release 1.0.24 - Gordon Finest...
4 months ago v1.0.23 release 1.0.23 - Brugse Zot Dubbel
6 months ago v1.0.22 release 1.0.22 - Brugse Zot
7 months ago v1.0.21 release 1.0.21 - Trapistes Rochefort 10
8 months ago v1.0.20 release 1.0.20 - Trapistes Rochefort 8
10 months ago v1.0.19 release 1.0.19 - Trapistes Rochefort 6
10 months ago v1.0.18 release 1.0.18 - Delirium Nocturnum
12 months ago v1.0.17 release 1.0.17 - Delirium Tremens
13 months ago v1.0.16 release 1.0.16 - Val-Dieu Triple
14 months ago v1.0.15 release 1.0.15 - Val-Dieu Brune
16 months ago v1.0.14 release 1.0.14 - Chimay Tripel
17 months ago v1.0.13 release 1.0.13 - Chimay Doree
18 months ago v1.0.12 release 1.0.12 - Chimay Brune
19 months ago v1.0.11 release 1.0.11 - Tongerlo Blonde
3 days ago master