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Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2013 17:00:47 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: #define __MUSL__ in features.h

On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 09:44:05PM +0100, Daniel Cegiełka wrote:
> Is it possible to add to the features.h __MUSL__ definition?
> glibc can be identified by __GLIBC__, uclibc through __UCLIBC__ etc.

Is this question in the FAQ yet? If not, it really should be. The
answer is no, it won't be added, because it's a bug to assume a
certain implementation has particular properties rather than testing.
So far, every time somebody's asked for this with a particular usage
case in mind, the usage case was badly wrong, and would have broken
support for the next release of musl...


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