The GNU C Library - runtimes

Sep 9, 2017



This BoF is part 1 of 2. The first part covering runtimes, and the second part covering infrastructure. The GNU C Library is used as the C library in the GNU systems and most systems with the Linux kernel. The library is primarily designed to be a portable and high performance C library. It follows all relevant standards including ISO C11 and POSIX.1-2008. It is also internationalized and has one of the most complete internationalization interfaces known. The BoF aims to bring together developers of other components that have dependencies on glibc and glibc developers to talk about topics related to the runtime itself. * Planning for glibc 2.27 and what work needs to be done between the August 2017 -> January 2018 timeframe. * Planning for glibc 2.28 and what work needs to be done between February 2018 and July 2018. * Cancellation fixes. Next steps? * ISO C11 threads. * ... and other topics.



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The GNU Compiler Collection includes front ends for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Ada, and Go, as well as libraries for these languages (libstdc++,...). GCC was originally written as the compiler for the GNU operating system. The GNU system was developed to be 100% free software, free in the sense that it respects the user's freedom.

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