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Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 02:01:06 +0100
From: Ismael Luceno <ismael@...ev.co.uk>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Announcing an argp-standalone fork

On 10/Feb/2021 20:36, √Črico Nogueira wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> So, the current argp-standalone version used by at least Void, Alpine
> and possibly FreeBSD (though I don't know the best way to contact
> them) has a few tiny issues here and there. The one I experienced was
> that unning elfutils' `eu-elfclassify --help` resulted in a segfault.
> 
> Since argp-standalone upstream has been inactive for a long time, and
> I couldn't find any other forks, I decided to do it myself, and try to
> bring it in line with what glibc currently has.
> 
> 
> 
> The results are in https://github.com/ericonr/argp-standalone
> 
> if anyone else wants to try it / verify my work. I also imported quite
> a few trivial and stylistic glibc changes in order to keep the diff
> with future glibc as small as possible, which should make updating the
> library reasonably simple.
> 
> There is still this FreeBSD patch that I haven't imported:
> https://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/devel/argp-standalone/files/patch-argp-help.c?view=log
> 
> I should be switching Void to this fork in the short term, as well.
> 
> Cheers, and hope this can be useful for someone,
> √Črico

Have you seen <https://github.com/xhebox/libuargp>?

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