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GNU C Library Alternatives

GNU C Library is described as 'The GNU C Library, commonly known as glibc, is the GNU Project's implementation of the C standard library. It is used as the C library in the GNU systems and most systems with the Linux kernel' and is an app. There are three alternatives to GNU C Library for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is musl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GNU C Library are EGLIBC and PDCLib.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

The GNU C Library, commonly known as glibc, is the GNU Project's implementation of the C standard library. It is used...

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    musl

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    3 alternatives to musl 

    musl is a clean and efficient C standard library implementation. It is lightweight, fast, simple, free, and aims to be correct in the sense of standards-conformance and safety.

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  2. EGLIBC

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    3 alternatives to EGLIBC 

    Embedded GLIBC (EGLIBC) is a variant of the GNU C Library (GLIBC) that is designed to work well on embedded systems. EGLIBC strives to be source and binary compatible with GLIBC. EGLIBC's goals include reduced footprint, configurable components, better support for...

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    Discontinued

    eglibc is now reintegrated into glibc. See notice at http://www.eglibc.org/home



  3. PDCLib

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    3 alternatives to PDCLib 

    The public domain C standard library project aims at providing building blocks are so fundamental that they should be available freely, free of restrictions. The library provides a good counterpart to projects like LLVM's libc++ C++ standard library and Pathscale's...

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