Synonyms for eglibc or Related words with eglibc
Examples of "eglibc"
On 6 May 2009, it was announced that Debian would move from the GNU C Library to
, citing problems with the development process of glibc. Debian and several of its derivatives now ship
instead of glibc in Debian 6 (Squeeze) and Debian 7 (Wheezy).
is free software licensed under the GNU LGPL. The EmbToolkit build system can provide an
toolchain for embedded Linux, but is not part of the
Embedded GLIBC (
) is a discontinued variant of the GNU C Library (glibc), optimised for use in embedded devices, while still attempting to remain source- and binary-compatible with the standard glibc. The authors claim that
was not intended to be a fork of glibc, but rather a variant, accepting patches that the core glibc developers may reject.
After long standing controversies around Drepper's leading style and external contribution acceptance, Debian switched publicly to the glibc fork
in 2009, and back with the Debian 8.0 (Jessie) in April 2015.
Since the beginning of 2014, the official homepage states that
is no longer being developed, since its ""goals are now being addressed directly in GLIBC"", and Debian has switched back to glibc for the Debian 8.0 (Jessie) release.
There are several other sub-projects under the project umbrella which include
, pseudo, cross-prelink, Eclipse integration, ADT/SDK, the matchbox suite of applications, and many others. One of the central goals of the project is interoperability among these tools.
After the change in glibc maintainership Debian and other projects migrated back to the glibc, who before switched to alternatives. Also, since the beginning of 2014, the glibc fork
is no longer being developed, since its ""goals are now being addressed directly in GLIBC"".
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