[dev] [ANN] sabotage 2011-04-18, a musl+busybox based distribution

From: Christian Neukirchen <chneukirchen_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2011 17:28:35 +0200


this is the second public release of sabotage, a distribution based on
musl and busybox. Provided software is:

9base-6 autoconf-2.68 automake-1.11 binutils-2.21 bison-2.4.3
busybox-1.18.4 curl-7.21.4 diffutils-3.0 e2fsprogs-1.41.14 expat-2.0.1
file-5.05 flex-2.5.35 gawk-3.1.8 gcc-core-4.5.2 git-1.7.4 gmp-5.0.1
grep-2.7 less-436 libarchive-2.8.4 linux- lynx2.8.7 m4-1.4.16
make-3.82 mpc-0.9 mpfr-3.0.1 musl-2011-04-18 ncurses-5.9 openssh-5.8p1
openssl-1.0.0d patch-2.6.1 perl-5.12.3 pkg-config-0.25 psmisc-22.13
python-2.7.1 sed-4.2.1 syslinux-4.03 vim-7.3 xz-5.0.2 zlib-1.2.5

There also is an experimental xorg set with:

bigreqsproto-1.1.1 compositeproto-0.4.2 damageproto-1.2.1
fixesproto-5.0 fontconfig-2.8.0 fontsproto-2.1.1 freetype-2.4.4
inputproto-2.0.1 kbproto-1.0.5 libICE-1.0.7 libSM-1.2.0 libX11-1.4.3
libXau-1.0.6 libXaw-1.0.9 libXdmcp-1.1.0 libXext-1.2.0 libXfixes-5.0
libXfont-1.4.3 libXft-2.2.0 libXi-1.4.2 libXmu-1.1.0 libXpm-3.5.9
libXrender-0.9.6 libXt-1.1.1 libfontenc-1.1.0 libpthread-stubs-0.3
libxcb-1.7 libxkbfile-1.0.7 pixman-0.21.6 randrproto-1.3.2
recordproto-1.14 renderproto-0.11.1 resourceproto-1.1.1
scrnsaverproto-1.2.1 st-0.1.1 twm-1.0.6 util-macros-1.13.0
videoproto-2.3.1 xauth-1.0.5 xcb-proto-1.6 xclock-1.0.5
xcmiscproto-1.2.1 xextproto-7.2.0 xineramaproto-1.2.1 xinit-1.3.0
xkbcomp-1.2.1 xkeyboard-config-1.4 xlogo-1.0.3 xorg-server-1.9.5
xproto-7.0.21 xterm-269 xtrans-1.2.6

Everything is statically linked.

You can bootstrap your own build from the scripts at


or use a ready-to-boot disk image either for netinstall or with sets
included (put it on an USB stick, burning a CD will not work), to be
found at:


You also can netboot the install kernel directly (use pxelinux from

The default root password is "sabotage".

Known issues:
- sshd won't let you log in, initgroups doesn't work yet.


2e3e975ab60ae29c6703e2fddeef991fa5db9469  base.tar.xz
d4c8cd05956fde7fe99da177a41b41d90f997085  comp.tar.xz
cabbaa7f1aec2b7dffae32853a1d8b9f063356cb  doc.tar.xz
b4f259495b007cadfb34c27fd85b90468d5250e8  etc.tar.xz
01ffa6bfdf0f8a42b7daa7cefdc3ae1e2feeb82b  kernel.tar.xz
198ea99f095537c4cc93fc5ffddfc833d94d57b1  sabotage-full-2011-04-18.img.gz
20f62261dea913b65a2bbc04da8a34a45d9b63e9  sabotage-install-2011-04-18.rd
06454b004be131c3d10759f604ebf315dc8a51fc  sabotage-netinstall-2011-04-18.img.gz
f5680d9adb0ee4263cedef69d52fcee111bc6a46  xorg.tar.xz
Christian Neukirchen  <chneukirchen@gmail.com>  http://chneukirchen.org
Received on Mon Apr 18 2011 - 17:28:35 CEST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Mon Apr 18 2011 - 17:36:02 CEST