BSD licensed Picolibc 1.0 released
sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Wed Sep 25 06:16:30 UTC 2019
On 24/09/2019 17:03, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> RTEMS has a fairly strong relationship (dependency) with newlib, and
> that has been working well for a long time. Although the prospect of
> having a way to 'drop-in' alternative libc could be nice for small
> targets, it would be of more interest to us to see ways to optimize
> newlib to shrink it if needed. The use of stripped-down libc for
> low-resource targets usually means a feature-rich RTOS like RTEMS will
> not be needed either. These kinds of libc are more interesting for
> baremetal or low-complexity RTOSs, and some hypervisor-like systems
> that want an extremely small, trusted code base.
> But, thanks for the heads up about the picolibc.
This is also my point of view. I would spend my time in improving
Newlib. For example, the struct _reent could be replaced with
thread-local storage. I also think that we should get rid of the C
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