[riot-notifications] [RIOT] sys: factor stdio uart functions out of newlib's syscalls (#3161)

Kaspar Schleiser notifications at github.com
Thu Jun 4 12:42:20 CEST 2015


> But does musl libc work on systems without an MMU?

musl is very linux specific in many parts, e.g. open read write etc map to system calls. But it's standard C functionality like malloc, *printf, strtok, ... are very compact, comparable to newlib, but IMHO a lot easier to understand any with way better design (e.g., no dynamic memory if not needed).

RIOT only uses a subset of the C library anyways. Just porting musl won't give us fork(), but the same is true for newlib.

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