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Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2012 23:51:07 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Agenda for next release?

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 10:06:12PM -0600, Rob Landley wrote:
> On 12/31/2012 01:11:31 PM, Rich Felker wrote:
> >Another port (perhaps x32, like originally proposed) is also
> >definitely an option if anybody's up for doing it. I had considered
> >doing it myself in this release cycle, but I'm a bit busy with some
> >other projects for at least a couple weeks so I'd rather not get
> >bogged down in a big time-eater right away, and instead spend my time
> >with musl on small isolated feature additions and bug fixes.
> >
> >Anything else I missed?
> From my point of view sh4, sparc32 support are interesting because
> switching aboriginal to musl would either have to drop support for
> those two platforms or support two libcs in parallel. (m68k and
> s390x are of secondary interest becauase those are the platforms
> I've been trying to add. In theory mips64 is currently supported but
> in practice it's deeply flaky at the kernel and possibly qemu level;
> not widely used.)
> Not priorities, just thought I'd chip in...

Thanks! And good to see you again! I'd be interested in seeing these
ports too, but like I said above now is not the best time for me to
start doing a new port myself. So unless somebody else wants to try a
shot at it, these will probably have to wait a bit.


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