Date: Tue, 6 May 2014 23:17:40 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: __xmknod, __sysv_signal On Tue, May 06, 2014 at 11:55:48AM -0500, M Farkas-Dyck wrote: > What is musl's general policy on ABI compat? The FAQ says solely that > "musl aims for a degree of feature-compatibility", not what degree. Is > full binary compatibility with glibc the goal? While I don't think it's spelled out anywhere, the hope is to make it so any strictly conforming POSIX program build against glibc also works with musl dropped in. Programs using extensions that musl also provides should work too. Programs using glibc features that musl does not provide, or depending on glibc bugs, are not intended to be supported. > If we mean to include such, we ought to choose where to keep the code first. Similar things are scattered here and there; see the junk in src/ctype. Rich
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