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Re: [alpine-devel] Why musl libc

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:07:12 +0100

On Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:55:47 +0100
Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> As previously mentioned we are moving to musl libc[1].
>
> Some might ask why so I'll write down some reasons why we do this:

...
 
> * uClibc code is a bit messy and some issues we have is simply not
> worth fixing with uClibc code base. (locales, static linking with
> pthreads[2])

Another thing we can do after switching to musl is supporting all
timezones. With uClibc we cannot.

http://bugs.alpinelinux.org/issues/927

-nc


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