Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2018 20:57:24 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: <fstab.h> / getfsent(3) and friends On Sat, Mar 24, 2018 at 07:45:52PM -0500, A. Wilcox wrote: > Would a small module implementing <fstab.h> be accepted upstream into > musl? I looked on the mailing list and wiki and didn't see anyone > asking this question before. > > > This header and API are used by at least: > > - filelight (disk space usage tracker) > > - K3b (KDE disc ripper) > > - KDELibs 3.x, used by TDE (Trinity Desktop Environment, light Qt DE) > > - MythTV and XBMC (media center/players) > > - Pegasus (scientific computation management system by USC) > > > Since this is already implemented by glibc, FreeBSD, NetBSD, > OpenBSD, Mac OS X, AIX, HP-UX, QNX, and > others, all but TDE's fork of KDELibs 3 don't check for > it in configure. I would be more than happy to implement and maintain this. Seems plausible that it would be reasonable but I haven't looked at the specifics. How large would the implementation be? Are there ugly issues with thread-safety/global state that make the apis hard to use reasonably? Anything weird it has to hook into? Rich
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