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Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 23:10:51 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [BUG] nl_langinfo returns NULL instead of empty string

On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 09:26:25PM +0100, wrote:
> Manual page for nl_langinfo() function says it should return an
> empty string when 'item' is not valid. Musl's implementation
> currently returns NULL. This is causing issue for applications
> compiled against glibc using gnu extensions, such as 'GROUPING'
> (0x10002) item (which is returning '\003\003' for glibc on my
> system, but NULL when using musl).
> One example of such application is 'Champions of Regnum' game. It is
> crashing with musl, because it strncpy() a string returned from the
> function.

Thanks! Fixed by commit a946e8117ed51dd771bd8cac3575fc28a0399a32.


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