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Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:31:09 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Request for comments: website updates?

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 12:55:24PM -0700, Isaac Dunham wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:01:16 -0400
> Rich Felker <> wrote:
> > I know a lot of stuff in the musl website is a bit outdated, lacking
> > in details, etc. and I'd appreciate some ideas to get it more
> > useful/informative between now and the 0.9 release. Website is a GREAT
> > bikeshed so come on everybody, have at it.. ;-)
> > 
> Update the comparisons?
> IIRC, glibc has dropped the rpc headers and expect a third-party
> implementation to be used (tirpc was one, IIRC).
> The ABI is still present there.
> Sizes for musl are outdated (~575k, nearly 1.4 MB libc.a here).

size(1) and du(1) are very different; the measurements are size(1).
And they're actually inflated because I measured my debug build, and
size(1) is counting debug info (eh_frame) as code because if this were
C++, it would be part of the code...


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