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MIPS support in musl

Subject: MIPS support in musl
From: Rich Felker <>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2012 03:24:48 -0400
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Hi all,

I would like to announce the MIPS port of musl, an MIT-licensed
implementation of the standard library for Linux (including dynamic
linker, threads, etc.) with focus on small size, correctness, and
robustness. More information on musl is available at the website,

At first the MIPS port was experimental, but as of the latest release
(0.9.7) it should be on par with the other ports. If there are
remaining MIPS-specific bugs anyone runs into, I'm happy to help debug
them, or just to help with usage issues. Currently, MIPS support is
limited to o32-hardfloat ABI (real fpu or kernel emulation). We hope
to have o32-softfloat and possibly n64 added in the next couple
release cycles.

To those of you on the list who helped with my earlier MIPS
syscall-ABI questions getting efficient inline-syscall support into
musl, thanks!

Rich Felker

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