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Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:55:53 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: regoff_t is broken

* Jens Gustedt <> [2014-07-30 17:09:06 +0200]:
> commit 8327ae0cb23b799bc55a45e0d4bd95f5a2b1cdf1
> breaks ABI compatibility with glibc for regexp on x86_64 architectures
> by privileging i386.

yes, glibc is known to be broken on x86_64
i386 has no special priviledge

> Also, I think there should be big flash lights somewhere that make
> linking musl against a program that was compiled with glibc regex
> impossible or so.

here it is:

there is no specific docs about abi compat afaik

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