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Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 10:34:36 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Todo for release?

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 02:57:26PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> On 8/15/12 6:08 AM, Rich Felker wrote:
> >On hold pending details on what the real problem is; unlikely to make
> >it in for next release.
> >
> >Luca, if you still want this, please provide details on what issues
> >you're facing that could be solved. I don't want to target old
> >versions of standards unless there's a concrete practical goal. I
> >mentioned one possible approach (using old versions only as a way to
> >reenable stuff that was removed from the standard, not a way to get
> >the entire outdated-standard behavior that would also require removing
> >new symbols) but I haven't heard back on whether that would meet your
> >needs.
> Your approach would be fine even making something wrong like
> exposing all the symbols would be ok for my specific purposes.

Could you explain a little bit what the problem is, like "I'm trying
to build X and function Y is undeclared" or similar? Before trying to
address the issue, I'd like to know what problem it's solving. :-)


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