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Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2015 23:00:10 +0200
From: Christian Neukirchen <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Revisiting byte-based C locale

Rich Felker <> writes:

> On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 10:22:03PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
>> Any new opinions on the topic? Or interest in re-emphasizing a
>> previously stated opinion? :)
> No new opinions on this? I've tentatively added drafting a new
> proposed byte-based C locale patch as a roadmap item for this release
> cycle, not necessarily to commit it, but as a way to re-evaluate
> whether it's still costly to implement.

Will it support regexec on 8-bit binary data?  We found out file(1)
needs this.

Christian Neukirchen  <>

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