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Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:23:52 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: musl 1.1.7 released

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 08:53:26PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> This release features support for alternate user/group database
> backends via the nscd protocol, an experimental AArch64 (64-bit ARM)
> port, overhauled POSIX AIO functionality that is cancellable and safe
> against close, and significant memset performance improvements on
> x86[_64]. The set*id() family of functions are now safer (including
> async-signal safety and safety against partial privilege-retention
> issues) in multi-threaded programs. Application compatibility
> improvements in getaddrinfo, getopt_long, and other functions have
> been made, and various additional low-impact bugs have been fixed. 

And thanks goes out to musl's release sponsors: The Midipix Project
and Hurricane Labs. In case you haven't been following development,
midipix is in the process of getting the toolchain components out now
with the runtime hopefully soon to follow.


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