Pádraig Brady wrote in
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> Context in http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2016-03/msg00025.html
> glibc-2.23 and musl now need this change it seems.
> The patch should be fine to apply though and fixes an immediate issue.
glibc and musl cannot need a change that only affects the behaviour on
Solaris, AIX, and OSF/1. => There was no "immediate issue".
Actually the only benefit of the change is that on Solaris, the code now
uses <sys/mkdev.h> instead of <sys/sysmacros.h>. <sys/mkdev.h> is somewhat
cleaner (doesn't define unrelated old cruft).