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Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 14:52:19 +0200
From: Daniel Cegiełka <>
Subject: Re: Priorities for next release?

2012/8/11 Rich Felker <>:
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 04:51:28PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
>> > I'm sending fgetln.c (+my diff), but please check it...
>> > btw. it based on /usr.bin/make/util.c from OpenBSD:
>> If we add fgetln, I'd like a much higher quality of implementation.
>> It's not clear from the past documentation I've read for this function
>> that it's allowed to use a shared static buffer for all FILEs, and
>> even if it were, I find that really ugly. Instead, simply returning a
>> pointer into the FILE's buffer when the whole line is already present
>> in the buffer, and otherwise allocating a FILE-local buffer for it,
>> would be a lot nicer. fclose could then check the FILE-local pointer
>> and free if it it was allocated.
> See attached. Does it work okay?
> Rich

Thank you! And I see that is already in the repo... so I built a new
version (with new memcpy).

btw. I see that musl supports getdents(), but it is not visible in dirent.h.


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