[FE training-materials-updates] Improve/update eglibc slides

Michael Opdenacker michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com
Mon Dec 16 17:51:03 CET 2013

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Link       : http://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials/commit/?id=1b0d23bfebb9092b600826f8a177257741905483


commit 1b0d23bfebb9092b600826f8a177257741905483
Author: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com>
Date:   Mon Dec 16 17:50:13 2013 +0100

    Improve/update eglibc slides
    Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com>


 .../sysdev-toolchains-c-libraries.tex              |   15 ++++++++-------
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/slides/sysdev-toolchains-c-libraries/sysdev-toolchains-c-libraries.tex b/slides/sysdev-toolchains-c-libraries/sysdev-toolchains-c-libraries.tex
index f2d3bd1..ba96e39 100644
--- a/slides/sysdev-toolchains-c-libraries/sysdev-toolchains-c-libraries.tex
+++ b/slides/sysdev-toolchains-c-libraries/sysdev-toolchains-c-libraries.tex
@@ -54,7 +54,8 @@
   \item Used on a large number of production embedded products,
     including consumer electronic devices
   \item Actively maintained, large developer and user base
-  \item Supported and used by MontaVista, TimeSys and Wind River.
+  \item Supported by all commercial embedded Linux providers (proof of
+        maturity).
@@ -63,17 +64,17 @@
-    \item {\em Embedded glibc}, under the LGPL
-    \item Variant of the GNU C Library (GLIBC) designed to work well on
-      embedded systems
-    \item Strives to be source and binary compatible with GLIBC
+    \item {\em Embedded glibc}, LGPL license too
+    \item Variant of glibc, better adapted
+      to the needs of embedded systems.
     \item eglibc's goals include reduced footprint, configurable
       components, better support for cross-compilation and
     \item Can be built without support for NIS, locales, IPv6, and many
       other features.
-    \item Supported by a consortium, with Freescale, MIPS, MontaVista
-      and Wind River as members.
+    \item Strives to be source and binary compatible with glibc
+    \item eglibc changes are progressively being merged back to glibc
+      (thanks to new glibc maintainers). 
     \item The Debian distribution has switched to eglibc too,
     \item \url{http://www.eglibc.org}

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