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Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2016 09:06:25 +1100
From: James B <>
Cc: Johannes Schindelin <>, Rich Felker
 <>, Jeff King <>,
Subject: Re: Re: Regression: git no longer works with musl libc's
 regex impl

On Tue, 4 Oct 2016 18:08:33 +0200 (CEST)
Johannes Schindelin <> wrote:

> No, it is not. You quote POSIX, but the matter of the fact is that we use
> a subset of POSIX in order to be able to keep things running on Windows.
> And quite honestly, there are lots of reasons to keep things running on
> Windows, and even to favor Windows support over musl support. Over four
> million reasons: the Git for Windows users.

Wow, I don't know that Windows is a git's first-tier platform now, and Linux/POSIX second. Are we talking about the same git that was originally written in Linus Torvalds, and is used to manage Linux kernel? Are you by any chance employed by Redmond, directly or indirectly?

Sorry - can't help it.

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