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Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:54:04 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: SUSv2 c89 compilation environment symbols missing

On Fri, Dec 30, 2016 at 04:44:04PM -0600, Laine Gholson wrote:
> yes I know SUSv2 is obsolete, but then why does musl even bother to define _SC_XBS5_ILP32_OFF32 then?

I'm not sure; I suppose it could be removed. Since we match the
numeric values of the macros on glibc (for limited abi compat) I
probably just included all the ones glibc had.


> On 12/30/16 16:42, Rich Felker wrote:
> >On Fri, Dec 30, 2016 at 04:30:13PM -0600, Laine Gholson wrote:
> >>musl defines, e.g _SC_XBS5_ILP32_OFF32, but not _CS_XBS5_ILP32_OFF32_CFLAGS
> >>see
> >
> >That's an ancient standard; the current one is here:
> >
> >
> >
> >It does not mention the macros you asked about. But it's also
> >describing the getconf utility, not the unistd.h header. The latter is
> >here:
> >
> >
> >
> >and I don't see anything about the above macros. For what it's worth,
> >even the old version corresponding to the page you linked doesn't seem
> >to specify them:
> >
> >
> >
> >Rich
> >

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