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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<!-- Common uClibc -->
9
10<sect1 id="ch-cross-tools-uclibc" role="wrap">
11  <?dbhtml filename="uclibc.html"?>
12
13  <title>uClibc-&uclibc-version;</title>
14
15  <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-uclibc">
16    <primary sortas="a-uClibc">uClibc</primary>
17    <secondary>cross tools</secondary>
18  </indexterm>
19
20  <sect2 role="package">
21    <title/>
22
23    <para>The uClibc package contains the main C library. This library provides
24    the basic routines for allocating memory, searching directories, opening and
25    closing files, reading and writing files, string handling, pattern matching,
26    arithmetic, and so on.</para>
27
28  </sect2>
29
30  <sect2 role="installation">
31    <title>Installation of uClibc</title>
32
33    <note os="a">
34      <para>Below we are just telling uClibc to use its default configuration.
35      For those who are more adventurous, you can use make menuconfig and
36      do a more custom build for your uClibc installation.</para>
37    </note>
38
39    <para os="b">The following patch contains the default configurations for
40    the architectures covered in this book:</para>
41
42<screen os="c"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&uclibc-configs-patch;</userinput></screen>
43
44   <para os="d">Now we will copy the configuration file best matching this
45   build and use that as the base:</para>
46
47<screen os="e"><userinput>cp -v clfs/config.${CLFS_ARCH}.${CLFS_ENDIAN} .config</userinput></screen>
48
49    <para os="f">The config is a basic working system, but there are some
50    options that are architecture specifc that need to be set. The following
51    command will only bring up items that need a value that we did not
52    specify in our generic config file patch:</para>
53
54<screen os="g"><userinput>make oldconfig</userinput></screen>
55
56    <para os="h">Compile the package:</para>
57
58<screen os="i"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
59
60    <para os="l">Install the package:</para>
61
62<screen os="j"><userinput>make PREFIX=${CLFS} install</userinput></screen>
63
64  </sect2>
65
66  <sect2 id="contents-uclibc" role="content">
67    <title>Contents of uClibc</title>
68
69    <segmentedlist>
70      <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
71      <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
72      <segtitle>Installed Headers</segtitle>
73      <seglistitem>
74        <seg>ld-uClibc.so.0</seg>
75        <seg> libc.so.0, libcrypt.so.0, libdl.so.0, libm.so.0, libpthread.so.0,
76        librt.so.0</seg>
77        <seg>To be written...</seg>
78      </seglistitem>
79    </segmentedlist>
80
81    <variablelist>
82      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
83      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
84      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
85
86      <varlistentry id="ld-uClibc">
87        <term><command>ld-uClibc</command></term>
88        <listitem>
89          <para>The uClibc dynamic linker / loader</para>
90          <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-uclibc ld-uClibc">
91            <primary sortas="b-ld-uClibc">ld-uClibc</primary>
92          </indexterm>
93        </listitem>
94      </varlistentry>
95
96      <varlistentry id="libc">
97        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libc</filename></term>
98        <listitem>
99          <para>The C library</para>
100          <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-uclibc libc">
101            <primary sortas="c-libc">libc</primary>
102          </indexterm>
103        </listitem>
104      </varlistentry>
105
106      <varlistentry id="libcrypt">
107        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libcrypt</filename></term>
108        <listitem>
109          <para>The cryptographic library</para>
110          <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-uclibc libcrypt">
111            <primary sortas="c-libcrypt">libcrypt</primary>
112          </indexterm>
113        </listitem>
114      </varlistentry>
115
116      <varlistentry id="libdl">
117        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libdl</filename></term>
118        <listitem>
119          <para>The uClibc dynamic linker / loader library</para>
120          <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-uclibc libdl">
121            <primary sortas="c-libdl">libdl</primary>
122          </indexterm>
123        </listitem>
124      </varlistentry>
125
126      <varlistentry id="libm">
127        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libm</filename></term>
128        <listitem>
129          <para>The math library</para>
130          <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-uclibc libm">
131            <primary sortas="c-libm">libm</primary>
132          </indexterm>
133        </listitem>
134      </varlistentry>
135
136      <varlistentry id="libpthread">
137        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libpthread</filename></term>
138        <listitem>
139          <para>The POSIX thread library</para>
140          <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-uclibc libpthread">
141            <primary sortas="c-libpthread">libpthread</primary>
142          </indexterm>
143        </listitem>
144      </varlistentry>
145
146      <varlistentry id="librt">
147        <term><filename class="libraryfile">librt</filename></term>
148        <listitem>
149          <para>The clock and timer library</para>
150          <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-uclibc librt">
151            <primary sortas="c-librt">librt</primary>
152          </indexterm>
153        </listitem>
154      </varlistentry>
155
156    </variablelist>
157  </sect2>
158</sect1>
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