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Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 12:26:08 +0100
From: Alejandro Colomar <>
To: Joseph Myers <>
Subject: Re: Ping(3): [PATCH v4] <sys/param.h>: Add nitems()

On 11/18/20 12:11 AM, Joseph Myers wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Nov 2020, Alejandro Colomar via Libc-alpha wrote:
>> Nice!
>> Please update me on any feedback you receive.
> Apparently the author is planning new versions of those papers so WG14 
> discussion is waiting for those.
>> So glibc will basically hold this patch
>> at least until the WG answers to that, right?
> I think that whether C2x gets an array-size feature of some kind is 
> relevant to whether such a feature goes in glibc and what it looks like in 
> glibc, but the fact that it will be considered in WG14 doesn't rule out 
> glibc considering such a feature without waiting for WG14.

Hi Joseph,

Yes, that's what I would expect, but it's been a long time since I sent
the patch, so that's why I asked.
Maybe glibc is busy now with other more urgent things, I don't know.



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