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Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 17:51:17 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Release prep for 1.2.1, and afterwards

On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 02:43:42PM -0700, Andre McCurdy wrote:
> 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.

I'd forgotten I hadn't already merged it. However I was just rereading
it and something looks amiss. Can you take a look again?


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