Re: [dev] [OT] glibc

From: pancake <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 14:09:13 +0200

On 06/11/10 14:05, Kris Maglione wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 01:51:43PM +0200, pancake wrote:
>> I would love to have such lib usable for more than one kernel (w32,
>> bsd, osx, linux..)
>> this is theorically the big benefit of glibc.. but it is certainly
>> something i would love
>> to have..
>> NetBSD have a good Libc implementation, but it is not suckless.. I
>> would certainly
>> like to see something like a libc from scratch taking code from
>> bionic and netbsd
>> implementing the functions we need in order to run the software we use.
>> This code coverage can be easily done with some hooks in the PLT
>> table, so we
>> can reduce the number of C functions needed.
>> I would prefer to have a smart and small C library that follows
>> POSIX, but does not
>> implements it completely.
>> The kernel comunication must be done separatedly, so we can use this
>> on linux,
>> windows or plan9.
> The kernel communication is always done separately. Even the BSD libcs
> factor out kernel communication, and they're meant to run on only one
> kernel.
> I don't know about NetBSD, but most of FreeBSD and OpenBSD libcs are
> actually very nice. Plan 9's libc is, of course, much nicer. APE has
> one that's mostly nice too, for that matter.
> P.S. Your mail formatting is very broken. Perhaps you're mixing manual
> and automatic line breaking. I suppose that comes with using a
> Mozilla email client.

Yeah, it is, but sending mails without line breaking or formatting is
even worst.

We should move this thread to Twitter.
Received on Fri Jun 11 2010 - 12:09:13 UTC

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