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Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:54:00 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Current status: important changes since 0.9.11

On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 09:49:42PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> On 07/19/2013 08:53 PM, Rich Felker wrote:
> > However I do also agree with you, and think simplicity/consistency
> > possibly override reason #1 above, and #2 could easily be handled if
> > some time is put into review and testing of the new code.
> > 
> > Anyone else have opinions on the matter?
> According to what you said pathological compilers would be the problem here.

Which comment are you referring to?

> Not sure which would be the performance impact of the change on good
> compilers though.

This is code that runs once at startup and has no loops. There's
really no way for it to be slow. The only issues are size and


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