[klibc] klibc and udev

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Mon Aug 14 09:43:25 PDT 2006

On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 09:58:36AM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> In case people here don't follow the udev mailing list, udev seems to
> be quasi-dropping klibc support.  Well, see the forwarded message
> below.
> As I don't agree with the "omg udev is complex! use glibc!" rationale,
> I want klibc and udev to remain working with each other....

The big issue with udev not using klibc is that you don't want a long
running daemon to use klibc because of the memory management usage of

Look at the free() implementation for what I mean :)


greg k-h

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