A while after Android started Bionic, another interesting libc project was started: musl (http://musl-libc.org/). Its licensing is compatible with Android's - so there may be room for picking the best of both worlds. This talk investigates where musl outperforms Bionic and vice versa -- and whether or not (and how) Android can benefit from pulling musl code into Bionic.
Bernhard ""Bero"" Rosenkränzer is the Android Tech Lead at Linaro. His team works on optimizing Android for ARM processors. | | Outside of work, he is a developer and release manager for the OpenMandriva project.