[dev] Completeness suckless

From: Daniel Cegiełka <daniel.cegielka_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 08:22:18 +0200

> Choose an OS which has a small kernel and other minimal software
> that you need. (OpenBSD is the only one I can see here today)

suckless is strongly Linux-oriented - musl, ubase, smdev, nldev, nlmon

I wonder if it would make sense to make a little Linux kernel.
Everything that is unnecessary could be deleted. And yes, this
sounds controversial, but for example:



> On 9 Apr 2021, at 14:54, Sagar Acharya <sagaracharya_AT_tutanota.com> wrote:
> I recently wrote this article
> https://designman.org/sagaracharya/blog/trusting_no_one
> being absolutely unaware about suckless and this was brought to my attention.
> Suckless's philosophy is hands down amazing and crucial wrt computer security. Although I'd like to point out 1 aspect. Why does suckless target very sophisticated users? If it shuns trying to go after elitist users, it can improve computer security of people all around the world and also themselves, since if others are secure, you yourself will become even more secure!
> For it, there would be few requirements. Free software, minimal, easy to use, beautiful to look at (by default). I guess the latter 2 are lagging a bit.
> Thanking you
> --
> Sagar Acharya
> https://designman.org
> P.S. Shifted completely to dwm this week. Can't even think of anything theoretically better than this!
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