[arch-dev-public] Dumping klibc (WAS: Re: Changing raid/raid-partitions initcpio hooks)

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Fri Feb 20 03:06:55 EST 2009

Am Donnerstag 19 Februar 2009 schrieb Jan de Groot:
> On Thu, 2009-02-19 at 02:38 +0100, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> > I thought we needed a complete toolchain for that, but Jan claimed
> > that
> > it is possible to use our normal gcc and binutils for that.
> I'm using an unofficial debian package for uclibc. There's a package
> called uclibc-toolchain, which contains a script to munge the gcc spec
> file. After this script is used to munge the gcc spec file (we could
> alter the gcc specfile by default in the gcc package btw), there's a new
> flag for gcc: -uclibc. Whenever you compile something with this option,
> includefiles are diverted to /usr/i486-linux-uclibc/include and
> libraries are linked against uclibc instead of glibc. The only problem
> we have to solve is getting shared libraries like the ones from
> devicemapper installed in a way that it doesn't conflict with the ones
> that link against glibc.
Keepn in mind mdadm willl not work with uclib for x86_64, it's stated in the 

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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