Re: git: af3c78886fd8 - main - Alter the prototype of qsort_r(3) to match POSIX, which adopted the glibc-based interface.

From: Alexey Dokuchaev <>
Date: Sat, 08 Oct 2022 19:12:08 UTC
On Fri, Oct 07, 2022 at 11:16:22AM -0700, Xin LI wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2022 at 6:12 AM Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> > Can you elaborate on technical side of things a bit?  Is GNU
> > qsort_r(3) interface, while incompatible, better than ours in
> > 1-to-1 comparison, leaving the grief of not going with our
> > older one aside?  Thanks,
> It's already explained in the commit message.

Well, no, it is not -- meaning while it explained the rationale
for the change, it did not answer my question.  Pedro's link to
the Austin Group bugtracker helped though. :-)