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Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 11:25:47 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [compatibility] zsh, autoconf

On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 04:43:51PM +0200, Valentin Ochs wrote:
> > A better question would be: why are they using struct timezone? It is
> > *absolutely* *useless*. Probably you should just submit a patch to
> > remove it.
> I just want to get the stuff to compile, not look through the software
> and fix obsolete stuff :P
> There's so much code that needs patches for musl, I'd need years if I
> also fixed their other crap for them ;)

Well my thought was that a 1-2 line diff that just removes the
incorrect usage of struct timezone might be a simpler fix than fixing
the detection, and would clean things up rather than creating more
useless complexity.

> > > - needs to include <sys/resource.h>
> > > - needs RLIM_NLIMITS, which is in asm-generic/resource.h, but not
> > >   resource.h
> > 
> > This I can add - afaik RLIM_* is in the reserved namespace for
> > sys/resource.h.
> rlim_ and/or RLIMIT_ --- I guess you could let that
> count.

So _GNU_SOURCE it is...


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