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Wednesday, October 25 • 11:15 - 11:55
uClibc Today: Still Makes Sense - Alexey Brodkin, Synopsys

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Historically uClibc has been the libc of choice for embedded Linux.
Its selling points are availability for wide range of CPU architectures together with small memory footprint and low run-time overhead due to some simplifications and many configurable options.

But with time embedded developers started to switch to other libc flavors like musl or even glibc. This presentation will give historical overview of uClibc development, update on current state of things and future plans. We will discuss if there's still a reason to use uClibc today and what kind of challenges await uClibc users in modern software ecosystem.

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Alexey Brodkin

Engineering Manager, Synopsys
Alexey Brodkin is an engineering manager at Synopsys. He is ARC architecture custodian at U-Boot bootloader, co-maintainer of Linux kernel and uClibc ports for ARC as well as casual contributor to Buildroot, OpenWrt and some other open source projects he uses in his professional affairs.Being... Read More →

Wednesday October 25, 2017 11:15 - 11:55
Congress Hall II

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