[klibc] klibc and udev

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Aug 23 08:15:59 PDT 2006

Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> and the answer from marco:
>> Hi, klibc build is broken, could you please help me on this:
> klibc is not supported anymore since it does not provide getpwnam.
> any chance to get udev again working with klibc?
> greetings
> tpowa

Maybe, but it'll take some work.  getpwnam() is particularly nasty.

I have to consider all of this, too, in the context of future merge into 
the kernel.  If that is jeopardized by a bunch of unnecessary code, then 
that's not an option.


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