Re: musl and timezones (was: execline bug)

From: Jorge Almeida <>
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2013 09:03:07 +0100 (WEST)

On Sat, 26 Oct 2013, Laurent Bercot wrote:

> > Now that I think of it, maybe they don't intend to support right
> > timezones at all, if they are so scrupulous about POSIX: TAI-10 is not
> > POSIX. As if POSIX deserved such respect...
> musl supports the zoneinfo format, according to
> So as long as it does, there's no reason why it shouldn't support
> the right/ timezones, which are zoneinfo timezones just like POSIX ones.
> It's just that TAI-10 isn't a widely used setup, so the zoneinfo parsing
> code probably hasn't been extensively tested in musl with right/ zones yet.
OK, let's hope they see it this way!

The program I was compiling (a CLI wall-clock) is thrice bigger with
musl than with diet. Most binaries of your software are *smaller* with
musl, a notable exception being s6-mount (almost twice with musl!).


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