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Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 14:43:42 -0700
From: Andre McCurdy <>
Subject: Re: Release prep for 1.2.1, and afterwards

On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 1:50 PM Rich Felker <> wrote:
> As noted in the past I'd like to get rid of having high level flow
> logic in the arch asm and instead have the arch provide string asm
> fragments, if desired, to copy blocks, which could then be used in a
> shared C skeleton. However as you noted this has been a point of
> practical performance problem for a long time and I don't think it's
> fair to just keep putting it off for a better solution.

I'd like to see the patches to enable asm memcpy for big endian ARM
merged. I may be the only user of musl on big endian ARM though (?) so
not sure how much wider interest there is.

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