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Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:33:16 +0000
From: Raphael Cohn <>
Subject: Re: Trying to compile libselinux against musl

Thank you - using pthread_atfork seems to solve things. I've added in the
macro by modifying the definition in glibc (Seems a bit pointless).

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On 19 November 2013 19:15, Szabolcs Nagy <> wrote:

> * Raphael Cohn <> [2013-11-19 16:20:27 +0000]:
> > src/booleans.c wants to use the macro _D_ALLOC_NAMLEN - which seems to
> be a
> > glibc-ism in dirent.h. It may be possible to hack in their macro
> definition
> should be fixed upstream
> > to overcome this;
> > src/proccattr.c tries to use __register_atfork, which is in the LSB but I
> > suspect is a glibc-ism.
> >
> > I'm stuck on the latter - I'm not deep into this stuff. Does anyone have
> > any ideas how to patch / hack / bypass this to get things compiled? Are
> > there any other workarounds (apart from not using libselinux or musl)?
> i think you can just use pthread_atfork instead
> #define __register_atfork(prepare,parent,child,dso)
> pthread_atfork(prepare,parent,child)
> the dso arg is just there in case dlclose() is used
> which is broken on glibc anyway and noop on musl

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