Re: [dev] oasis: small linux system inspired by stali

From: Silvan Jegen <>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:19:53 +0100


On Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 10:55 PM, Michael Forney <> wrote:
> For a while now, I've been working on putting together a linux system
> based on suckless core tools, as well as various other projects. There
> are still a number of things left to do, but I'm now at a point where
> it is quite usable for me, and maybe for others as well.
> # stali similarities
> - Uses musl libc and suckless core tools.
> - Everything is statically linked.
> - Everything is built from a single repository.
> - Root filesystem is managed with git.
> - Package build systems are ignored in favor of uniform custom build scripts.
> # stali differences
> - Package sources are not checked into the source repository, but
> fetched on demand depending on which packages you have selected in
> config.rc[0].
> - Though stali has given up on being a general purpose desktop system,
> I have not, so oasis includes my wayland display server (velox),
> wayland ports of dmenu and st, and a wayland implementation of the
> framebuffer backend for the netsurf browser.

I have played with velox before and was hoping to use it together with
musl at some point.

I definitely want to give it a spin. Thanks for all the work!


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