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Re: [vox] libc6



glibc is same as libcN, where N is 6 IIRC.

BSD traditionally uses the BSD versions of the tools, which are horrible
compared to the GNU tools, so I can certainly imagine many of them
released with the GNU tools.

-Mark


On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> even i don't know if this is a vox or vox-tech question.  hah.  :)
>
> is the GNU C library officially called libc6 or glibc?  the debian
> package calls it libc6 (libc version 6), but i see references to glibc
> all over the place.  what's the official name for this library?
>
> also, do *BSD systems use GNU stuff as well?   or do they have their own
> set of tools?
>
> are there any other unix variants that officially use GNU stuff?
>
> pete
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