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Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:08:03 +0100
From: Natanael Copa <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Bits deduplication: current situation

On Sun, 24 Jan 2016 22:59:25 -0500
Rich Felker <> wrote:

> I'm about to try starting the bits deduplication, but before getting
> started, I took a quick survey of the current bits headers we have:


> Ideas/requests/preferences/etc.?

It would be nice to be able to build 32-bit boot loaders on 64 bit
hosts with gcc -m32. Currently that does not work due to it picks up 64
bit inttypes. We have a patch for xen's hvmloader:

Introduced with this commit:

This is for stdint.h but I think its related and I assume it affects
limits.h too.


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