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Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 10:36:50 +0100
Subject: Re: Symbol versioning approximation trips on compat symbols

On Sat, Jan 26, 2019 at 11:04:24PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> For what it's worth, compat symbols would have let us remove symbols
> that shouldn't have been put in musl, such as lchmod (which confuses
> broken apps which wrongly expect that, if it exists, it should work)

For what my integrator perspective is worth, exposing brokenness instead
of catering for it is a Good Thing.

Feature detection is one of the typical areas being messed up, in numerous

Thanks musl for exposing the pitfalls and forcing upstreams think better.


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