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Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 02:06:02 +0800
From: orc <orc@...server.ru>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/10] xattr syscalls

On Sun, 22 Jul 2012 18:21:48 -0700
Isaac Dunham <idunham@...abit.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 22 Jul 2012 18:13:32 -0700
> Isaac Dunham <idunham@...abit.com> wrote:
> 
> > This patch series is basically a reworked version of orc's previous
> > patch.
> > From what orc said, the first patch should provide enough to build
> > Xorg; I haven't tested this yet.
> > A few more patches are syscall wrappers (splice) or trivial
> > functions (finite).
> 
> Here's support for the xattr syscalls. orc probably knows better than
> I what these are needed for...
> 
> Isaac Dunham

They were required by some gtk2 apps when I tested musl and gtk2
'direct' compatibility. It failed, syscalls remained. They were tagged
in my patch as '// Why even libc needs them' comment, then I removed it
and put into final patch just because someone can need it (as happened
with Xorg).

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