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Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:43:01 -0400
From: Zack Weinberg <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Cc:, GNU C Library <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] add support for POSIX_SPAWN_SETSID

On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 7:19 PM, Rich Felker <> wrote:
>> > +#define POSIX_SPAWN_SETSID 64
>> This overlaps with the glibc value for POSIX_SPAWN_USEVFORK; while we
>> don't implement it, we also don't want to have mismatched constant
>> ABI.
> Thanks for all your work on this! Based on the glibc patch review, I'm
> changing the error condition from !=0 to <0, and of course changing
> the flag value to 128 to match.

May I suggest that musl include a note in its headers, explaining that
bit 64 is reserved to avoid an ABI conflict with glibc?  Then the next
time there's an addition, there will be less confusion.


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