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Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 12:37:12 -0800
From: Khem Raj <>
Subject: Re: iproute2 & other software

> On Mar 2, 2016, at 11:19 AM, Loganaden Velvindron <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Stephen (iproute2) sent me a mail telling me that he rejected my patch to iproute2 for musl support:
> 1st reply:
> "
> I was waiting for others who had more to say on this.
> Ok with providing small fixes, but can't really guarantee iproute to
> work with other libraries.
> "
> & 2nd is :
> "
> Sorry, I have to reject this.
> All include files in include/linux come from headers automatically generated from upstream
> Linux source. This is the only way to ensure long term ABI/API consistency
> with kernel.
> Either fix musl or submit patches to upstream kernel and get them merged.
> “

Where is your patch.

> Can we look into providing somekind of compatibility layer for header files so that it's easier to get upstream projects like iproute2 to support musl ?
> Kind regards,
> //Logan
> C-x-C-c

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