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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<sect1 id="ch-cross-tools-uclibc" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="uclibc.html"?>
10
11  <title>uClibc-&uclibc-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-cross-tools-uclibc">
14    <primary sortas="a-uClibc">uClibc</primary>
15    <secondary>cross tools</secondary>
16  </indexterm>
17
18  <sect2 role="package">
19    <title/>
20
21    <para>The uClibc package contains the main C library. This library provides
22    the basic routines for allocating memory, searching directories, opening and
23    closing files, reading and writing files, string handling, pattern matching,
24    arithmetic, and so on.</para>
25
26  </sect2>
27
28  <sect2 role="installation">
29    <title>Installation of uClibc</title>
30
31    <note os="a">
32      <para>Below we are just telling uClibc to use its default configuration.
33      For those for more adventureous, you can use make menuconfig, and
34      do a more custom build for your uClibc installation.</para>
35    </note>
36
37    <para os="b">The following patch contains the default configurations for
38    the architectures covered in this book:</para>
39
40<screen os="c"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&uclibc-configs-patch;</userinput></screen>
41
42   <para os="d">Now we will copy the configuration file best matching this
43   build and use that as the base:</para>
44
45<screen os="e"><userinput>cp clfs/config.${CLFS_ARCH}.${CLFS_ENDIAN} .config</userinput></screen>
46
47    <para os="f">The config is a basic working system, but there are some
48    options that are architecture specifc that need to be set. The following
49    command will only bring up items that need a value that we did not
50    specify in our Generic config file:</para>
51
52<screen os="g"><userinput>make oldconfig</userinput></screen>
53
54    <para os="h">Compile the package:</para>
55
56<screen os="i"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
57
58    <para os="l">Install the package:</para>
59
60<screen os="j"><userinput>make PREFIX=${CLFS} install</userinput></screen>
61
62  </sect2>
63
64  <sect2 id="contents-uclibc" role="content">
65    <title>Contents of uClibc</title>
66
67    <segmentedlist>
68      <segtitle>Installed uClibc</segtitle>
69
70      <seglistitem>
71        <seg>To Be Written</seg>
72      </seglistitem>
73    </segmentedlist>
74<!--
75    <variablelist>
76      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
77      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
78      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
79
80     <varlistentry id="uclibc">
81        <term><filename
82        class="headerfile">/usr/include/{asm,linux}/*.h</filename></term>
83        <listitem>
84          <para>The Linux API headers</para>
85          <indexterm zone="ch-system-linux-headers linux-headers">
86            <primary
87            sortas="e-/usr/include/{asm,linux}/*.h">/usr/include/{asm,linux}/*.h</primary>
88          </indexterm>
89        </listitem>
90      </varlistentry>
91    </variablelist>
92-->
93
94  </sect2>
95</sect1>
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