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Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2022 06:41:15 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
To: Dominique MARTINET <>
Cc: Ismael Luceno <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/2] nftw: implement FTW_ACTIONRETVAL (GNU

On Wed, Mar 09, 2022 at 01:37:53PM +0900, Dominique MARTINET wrote:
> Sorry for the delay, I was waiting for some "official" feedback and
> forgot about the patch as none came.
> Rich (or others), is there anything we can do to convince you the
> feature would be interesting?
> I had sent you recap from debian codesearch back in April last year:
> but didn't hear any reply.
> It'd be great to just hear a final "no unless it gets more widely used"
> so I could give up and work on converting bpftools to not depend on
> it -- it's just frustrating due to the lack of reply, and while adding
> FTW_ACTIONRETVAL to musl is easy converting a user to something else is
> not so straightforward so I was putting it off...
> (Conversely, if there is interest please say so as well -- my patch had
> a couple of feedbacks I would be happy to address, but I just never sent
> a v2 because it looked like it wouldn't be accepted anyway from your
> (lack of) reaction. I don't care if my version of this one gets in
> ultimately, and can help either way.)

I don't recall whether my question original about meeting criteria for
inclusion/exclusion was really addressed. I'll look back through the
mails and if so then yes this is probably waiting on feedback from me.


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