[klibc] klibc use in the wild [Was: klibc current state]

maximilian attems max at stro.at
Fri Aug 12 01:48:02 PDT 2011

On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 09:41:08AM +0200, Andrea Adami wrote:
> in the last years we have developed a graphical linux-as-bootloader,
> consisting in a special-purpose initramfs.
> Being the NAND size we have is between 1-1,2 MiB the choice was for klibc.
> At the moment we only deploy two binaries in the cpio: kexecboot and kexec
> both statically compiled against klibc.
> The size of the cpio.lzma is below 54KiB.
> http://elinux.org/CELF_Project_Proposal/Improve_kexecboot
> http://kexecboot.org/

this is very cute indeed.
For interested people the git, I'm following is:
> What we miss is the detection of UBI/UBIFS while for JFFS2 & FAT* we have
> the (in)famous patch at
> http://cgit.openembedded.org/cgit.cgi/openembedded/tree/recipes/klibc/klibc-1.5.23/fstype-sane-vfat-and-jffs2-for-1.5.patch?h=org.openembedded.dev

I'll add it to the todo section of such a mail.
already nacked that patch in current state, but I agree for you
better then nothing!

Thank you.


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