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Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 19:27:54 +0200
From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Jon Chesterfield <>
Cc:,  Olivier Galibert <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] stdlib: implement qsort_r

* Jon Chesterfield:

> On Sun, Aug 8, 2021 at 12:29 PM Olivier Galibert <> wrote:
>  The extension qsort_r allows calling qsort on a list of indices
>  without having a global variable to hold the data to sort.
> qsort_r is a strong improvement on qsort. I think it's available outside of
> glibc.

Right.  Solaris has it, too.  And apparently FreeBSD adjusted their
interface: <>


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