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Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:09:20 -0700
From: Isaac Dunham <>
Subject: Re: musl 0.9.5 release and new website

On Sat, 15 Sep 2012 04:12:27 -0400
Rich Felker <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've just released musl 0.9.5, along with the launch of the new
> website,, which is hopefully a lot more
> informative and better at promoting musl. The new site is not
> complete, but it's presentable; ideas for improving it are welcome.
> Release announcement follows:
>     Default-features mode now makes visible POSIX, X/Open, and BSD
>     interfaces when no specific standards-conformance options are
>     requested, making it possible to compile most packages without
>     special CFLAGS. Major header compatibility improvements. Building
>     musl with clang/LLVM is now supported. SHA password hash functions

In that case, you might add "or Clang/LLVM <version number>" after "gcc 3.2 or later" on the FAQ page. It would be wise to note that older Clang versions handle calloc wrong, though.

>     have been added. New dynamic linker features including dladdr and
>     GNU hash support. Various other minor features and bug fixes.

And what's the general speil these days?
Any other points that you'd want mentioned if someone sends an announcement to Phoronix?
Isaac Dunham <>

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