Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:39:16 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: Helmut Grohne <helmut@...divi.de>, musl@...ts.openwall.com, 989746@...s.debian.org Subject: Re: What is the status of musl and fts.h? On Fri, Jun 11, 2021 at 08:35:08PM +0200, Helmut Grohne wrote: > Dear musl developers, > > As I proceeded to building libselinux, I ran into the well-known issue > that musl does not include a fts.h header. This is documented in the > musl faq at: > https://wiki.musl-libc.org/faq.html#Q:-Why-is-%3Ccode%3Efts.h%3C/code%3E-not-included? > > Unfortunately, the answer seems slightly out of date. For one thing, > glibc does include a fts64 variant these days. For another, most > embedded distributions that do use musl seem to have set on an extra > implementation: > https://github.com/void-linux/musl-fts > > So it seems like everyone has agreed that there should be a fts > implementation and that it can be bolted onto musl. That gives rise to > the obvious question: Can musl-fts be merged into musl? > > Please Cc me in replies as I am not subscribed. Also please update the > FAQ entry. I haven't really looked at it since, so I don't have any immediate opinion. I think it's something we could revisit for evaluation. Rich
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