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Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 09:55:15 -0500
From: Jeffrey Walton <>
Cc: Stefan Puiu <>, Guillem Jover <>, 
	Andrew Clayton <>,, 
	Michael Kerrisk <>, Alejandro Colomar <>, 
	Brian Inglis <>, Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH] memmem.3: Added list of known systems where
 this is available

On Wed, Nov 23, 2022 at 9:29 AM Alejandro Colomar
<> wrote:
>  ...
> >> In any case I also find it useful to have this kind of portability
> >> information when deciding what to use in code.
> And I must admit it's also useful to me (this all started because Andrew and I
> had to use memmem(3) at a project where macOS compatibility is relevant --not
> critical, but relevant--).

If you are a die-hard free software person using GNU gear, then Gnulib
provides memmem. There's no need to worry about availability or
portability courtesy of Gnulib. See .


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