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authorBaruch Siach <baruch@tkos.co.il>2012-09-27 09:27:42 (GMT)
committer Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>2012-10-04 20:20:37 (GMT)
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external-toolchain: BR2_TOOLCHAIN_EXTERNAL_GLIBC includes eglibc
Yann E. MORIN says: "Although eglibc can be configured to include/exclude parts of the features, it seems to not be in wide use, if at all." Acked-by: Yann E. MORIN <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Signed-off-by: Baruch Siach <baruch@tkos.co.il> Acked-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Acked-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca@lucaceresoli.net> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>
-rw-r--r--toolchain/toolchain-external/Config.in7
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/toolchain/toolchain-external/Config.in b/toolchain/toolchain-external/Config.in
index 94ae735..105fb2a 100644
--- a/toolchain/toolchain-external/Config.in
+++ b/toolchain/toolchain-external/Config.in
@@ -692,8 +692,13 @@ config BR2_TOOLCHAIN_EXTERNAL_CUSTOM_UCLIBC
select BR2_TOOLCHAIN_HAS_SHADOW_PASSWORDS
config BR2_TOOLCHAIN_EXTERNAL_CUSTOM_GLIBC
- bool "glibc"
+ bool "glibc/eglibc"
select BR2_TOOLCHAIN_EXTERNAL_GLIBC
+ help
+ Note: eglibc is a variant of glibc that (among other things) can be
+ configured to exclude some of its features. Using a toolchain with
+ eglibc configured to exclude key features may cause build failures to
+ some packages.
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