Re: [dev] Stali RC

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2015 16:29:09 +0200

On Fri, 2 Oct 2015 14:21:57 +0000 (UTC)
Richard <> wrote:

Hey Richard,

> - looking further ahead; has there been any thoughts towards a
> staticallylinked/musl-based X11 server? Is it feasible to simply take
> the xorg sources and compile those with static linking or does that
> not work (or would it be philosophically incompatible)? suckless obviously
> has some useful tools like 'st' and 'dmenu' ready to go once X11 is
> available. I ask because the finest browser ever written is obviously
> 'surf', but worryingly surf depends on webkitgtk; which depends on gtk;
> which in turn might lead back to glibc,glib etc.

This is not possible, as the xserver uses dlopen(3). You can't use
dlopen in a statically linked application.
The status of compiling the xserver with a dynamically linked musl
is unknown to me.



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