[klibc] Introduce kbuild for klibc?

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Wed Jul 27 22:18:17 PDT 2005

On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 11:33:41PM +0200, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> Hi hpa and others.
> With my ongoing work to prepare for potential integration of klibc in
> the kernel I wonder if there wold be any interest in using part of the
> kbuild infrastructure to build the vanilla klibc?

I don't see why not.

> The rationale is obvious:
> - common codebase for Kbuild files, so one only has to fix things in one
>   place
> - I force klibc developers to create Kbuild files usable in the kernel
> - Much nicer output when building ;-)

Yes, the last thing would be very nice :)

> It would take some effort to move over to kbuild. The main parts being
> different names and missing kbuild functionality.
> I have a proof-of-concept mucked up already that mostly works.
> But it does not support stuff like "clean and spotless" targets etc.
> If there is agreement this is a good way to go then I will give it an
> extra spin and try to post a few patches.

If it's not too difficult, and Peter doesn't object...


greg k-h

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