Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2020 00:58:08 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: libc-coord@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Macro-based advertisement of libc extensions On Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 01:38:25PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote: > This is proposal I've mentioned in various settings for a while, but > that should be discussed more thoroughly in a proper setting, and > libc-coord is the setting I'd been looking to do it in. > > > Proposal: > > I want to establish a common convention, with participation by > multiple (Linux and non-Linux, ideally BSDs and others too) libc > implementations, for macros defined by the implementation to advertise > nonstandard extensions offered for use by applications. > > [...] I think next step from my side to make this more concrete will be making a list of extensions musl offers that could be advertised this way and candidate names for them. Anyone up for doing the same for other implementations? Rich
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