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Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2016 10:30:59 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add `intl` to EMPTY_LIB_NAMES.

On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 04:13:31PM +0900, Masanori Ogino wrote:
> Now I got them thanks to Google:
> >From the last link:
> > According to the post linked from the above, the check seems to be there
> > to exclude incompatible implementations of gettext(), like Solaris 7 and
> > NetBSD:
> >
> >
> > If musl's gettext implementation is compatible with GNU gettext, I guess
> > we could adjust the check to accept it.  However, I have no idea which
> > symbols or macros can be used for the check.  It would be helpful if
> > musl people could chime in and give us a hint.

The right fix is to change the logic from

	"If we find glibc-internal symbols"


	"If the public API symbols are there and this isn't Solaris or
	whatever other system has a broken gettext"

I don't know if they are willing to make such a change.


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