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Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:02:17 +0100
From: Waldemar Brodkorb <>
Subject: Re: an alternative implementaton of the glibc-specific argp*

Hi, wrote,

> Hello,
> The background: a purely musl-based environment.
> I am trying to compile elfutils
> They are said to be necessary for building certain xorg drivers.
> Unfortunately the package uses the argp* interface, includes <argp.h>
> in many places.
> There are some musl-compatibility patches for elfutils
> (
> but they do not seem to address this issue - they possibly suffice
> on systems which also have glibc and hence the expected includes in the
> "system" directories.
> Is anybody aware of sufficent stubs for this gnu-specific interface?
> There is "gnulib" but it is a very heavyweight tool for such a purpose,
> it enforces the use of and coordination with the whole auto* suite
> and is meant to be used by the upstream developers rather than at
> deployment builds.
> Any suggestions?

May be this one:

It is not highly integrated into uClibc.

best regards

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