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libneo

libneo is an alternative standard library that wraps around libc. It comes with an entirely refactored API that is easier and safer to use than traditional POSIX. Key features include:

  • Sane(ish), standardized error handling
  • Minimal undefined behavior
  • Significantly less boilerplate
  • Memory safe(ish)
  • Runs on most POSIX compliant systems (tested on FreeBSD and Linux)
  • No Windows support

Usage

Please note that this project is still in its early development stage. APIs are subject to arbitrary change without prior notice.

Dependencies

  • A libc implementing at least POSIX.1-2008
  • clang (recommended) or GCC
  • CMake >= 3.14
  • git

CMake

libneo is distributed as a static library and can be directly included in a CMake project, e.g. using CMake's FetchContent module:

include(FetchContent)
FetchContent_Declare(
    neo
    GIT_REPOSITORY https://git.bsd.gay/fef/libneo.git
)
FetchContent_MakeAvailable(neo)

target_link_libraries(${PROJECT_NAME} PRIVATE neo)

License

Copyright © 2021 Fefie owo@fef.moe

libneo is non-violent software: you may only use, redistribute, and/or modify it under the terms of the CNPLv6+ as found in the LICENSE file or at https://git.pixie.town/thufie/CNPL.

libneo comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by applicable law. See the CNPLv6+ for details.