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Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2015 11:01:56 -0400
From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: musl 1.1.10 released

On Fri, Jun 05, 2015 at 11:20:30AM +0300, Timo Teras wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Jun 2015 16:30:18 -0400
> Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> 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. 
> > 
> > http://www.musl-libc.org/releases/musl-1.1.10.tar.gz
> > http://www.musl-libc.org/releases/musl-1.1.10.tar.gz.asc
> > 
> > Thanks as always to musl's Patreon release sponsors:
> > 
> > - The Midipix Project (midipix.org)
> > - Hurricane Labs (hurricanelabs.com)
> > - 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:
> http://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/aports/plain/main/musl/0001-fix-uselocale-locale_t-0-to-not-modify-locale.patch

Uhg, this kind of thing is exactly why I've been wishing we had tests
for locale functions. I tested it minimally by hand but didn't think
to try passing (locale_t)0. I'll probably make a fix release with this
patch applied.

Rich

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