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Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:50:23 -0700
From: enh <>
Cc: GNU C Library <>,
Subject: Re: Add new ABI '__memcmpeq()' to libc

plus testing for _equality_ can (as mentioned earlier) have slightly
different properties from the three-way comparator behavior of

On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 2:43 PM Joseph Myers <>

> On Thu, 16 Sep 2021, James Y Knight wrote:
> > Wouldn't it be far simpler to just un-deprecate bcmp?
> The aim is to have something to which calls can be generated in all
> standards modes.  bcmp has never been part of ISO C; there's nothing to
> undeprecate there.
> --
> Joseph S. Myers

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