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Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2015 11:20:30 +0300
From: Timo Teras <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: musl 1.1.10 released

On Thu, 4 Jun 2015 16:30:18 -0400
Rich Felker <> wrote:

> This release fixes regressions introduced as part of the dynamic
> linker bootstrap overhaul in musl 1.1.9, and adds several new features
> and improvements. Internal cleanup and optimizations have been made to
> the locale system. A fail-safe/allocation-free locale_t object for the
> C locale is now available via newlocale(), and the iconv_open function
> now supports "" and "CHAR" as aliases for the native (UTF-8) encoding.
> A new crt start file, rcrt1.o, is provided for producing static-linked
> position independent executables (PIE). Minor PIE-related
> arch-specific bugs, and a bug in the ungetc and ungetwc stdio
> functions which caused them to fail on files in EOF status, have also
> been fixed. 
> Thanks as always to musl's Patreon release sponsors:
> - The Midipix Project (
> - Hurricane Labs (
> - Justin Cormack
> Further notes on upcoming development will follow soon.

There's relatively nasty regression in uselocale() breaking most X
applications (due to some libraries).

See patch at:


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