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On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 09:10:22PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 11:33:22AM -0600, Morgan Gangwere wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Richard Campbell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> Can anyone give me an explanation (or just a link, google is not
>>>> helping me) to what ELIX is (as in the ELIX level 2, ELIX level 4
>>>> defines and guards in newlib)?
>>> It vaguely appears on the horizon as something thats used by redhat
>>> under Newlib -- apparently its a check-bound system?
>> IIRC, elix was an early aborted foray into an embedded version of linux
>> which used newlib as its libc. I remember it being mentioned a lot when
>> I was at Cygnus/Red Hat and then, as with many projects at Red Hat,
>> vanishing with a *poof*.
> Not /entirely/ vanished:
>... but not updated in a looong time.
Well, no. It obviously didn't entirely vanish or people wouldn't be
asking why it was in newlib.
I asked Jeff Johnston if I could delete it from newlib once and he
told me that it still had some use. I don't remember what that was