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Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:20:51 +0000
From: Oliver Schneider <>
Subject: Re: How can I assess compatibility of a statically linked

Hey Justin,

> The Musl docs say which the earliest supported release is. From
> memory it is late 2.4 but I don't recall the exact version. If you
> don't use some functionality things might work on an earlier version
> of course.
thanks for the swift response, found it in the Wiki now thanks to your

> Musl is built on the Linux syscall layer. Linux kernel >=2.6.39 is
> necessary for POSIX conformant behaviour, older kernels will work
> with varying degrees of non-conformance, 2.4 kernels will only work
> for simple single-threaded applications.

I had mistakenly expected it under


when it was of course to be found under:



// Oliver

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