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Re: [vox] libc6



Here's a breif history of many important forks, including the fork that created this libc/glibc naming confusion.
http://www.linuxmafia.com/~rick/essays/forking.html
glibc --> Linux libc --> glibc should be about halfway down the page.

On 2003.04.24 10:19, Mark K. Kim wrote:
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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