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Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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 <ulvester@yahoo!> 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
Yeh, I remember that thread. I never knew there was a homepage and a spec
document kicking around though.