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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! :-)
6 days ago Waldemar Brodkorbh8300: remove dead codemaster
7 days ago Guo Renlibpthread/nptl: bugfix compile warning.
9 days ago Waldemar Brodkorbsocketcall: fix compile issue with older Linux kernel
2017-10-01 Guo Renrecvmmsg/sendmmsg: add recvmmsg sendmmsg support.
2017-10-01 Guo Renstatfs: bugfix statfs02 fstatfs02 failed in ltp-testsuite
2017-10-01 Guo Renpreadv/pwritev: bugfix preadv/pwritev syscall should...
2017-09-14 Waldemar Brodkorbldconfig: add glibc compatibility fix
2017-09-14 Anton Kolesovarc: Ensure that debugger can recognize sigrestorer
2017-08-20 Alexey Brodkinarc: Merge ARCv2 string routines in generic ARC .S...
2017-08-20 Waldemar Brodkorblocale: use a better fallback
2017-08-19 Waldemar Brodkorbfix compile issue when DOASSERTS=y
2017-08-10 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
2 months ago v1.0.26 release 1.0.26 - De Verboden Vrucht
4 months ago v1.0.25 release 1.0.25 - Kasteel Donker
5 months ago v1.0.24 release 1.0.24 - Gordon Finest...
6 months ago v1.0.23 release 1.0.23 - Brugse Zot Dubbel
8 months ago v1.0.22 release 1.0.22 - Brugse Zot
9 months ago v1.0.21 release 1.0.21 - Trapistes Rochefort 10
10 months ago v1.0.20 release 1.0.20 - Trapistes Rochefort 8
11 months ago v1.0.19 release 1.0.19 - Trapistes Rochefort 6
12 months ago v1.0.18 release 1.0.18 - Delirium Nocturnum
14 months ago v1.0.17 release 1.0.17 - Delirium Tremens
15 months ago v1.0.16 release 1.0.16 - Val-Dieu Triple
16 months ago v1.0.15 release 1.0.15 - Val-Dieu Brune
18 months ago v1.0.14 release 1.0.14 - Chimay Tripel
19 months ago v1.0.13 release 1.0.13 - Chimay Doree
20 months ago v1.0.12 release 1.0.12 - Chimay Brune
21 months ago v1.0.11 release 1.0.11 - Tongerlo Blonde
6 days ago master