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Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2012 15:42:33 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: musl 0.9.4 released

On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 12:40:22PM -0400, Gregor Richards wrote:
> On 08/18/2012 12:12 AM, Rich Felker wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >
> >Here's the release.
> >
> >     Major improvements to MIPS port, including support for dynamic
> >     linking. Password hashing (crypt) now supports blowfish hash
> >     algorithm. Further application compatibility improvements
> >     especially for BSD and SUSv3-targeted software. Performance
> >     improvements in printf and memcpy. Various bugfixes: strtod
> >     family, wcsstr, err.h functions, and many MIPS-specific bugs.
> >
> >
> >
> >Post-release priorities will be the gnuhash/dladdr patch, md5/sha
> >crypt, and perhaps integrating further ports (ppc and mips64 taking
> >priority). I know there are also various smaller pending patches
> >(vm86, etc.) that should get some attention too.
> >
> >Rich
> New musl cross compilers for all supported platforms finished:

Random question, but related: could you provide directions for
upgrading musl on your cross compilers? For example, what prefix
relative to the cross compiler root should be passed to musl's
configure, and are there any other files that need changing in the
cross tree when upgrading?


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