Re: [musl] Re: [dev] [ANN] sabotage 2011-04-09, a musl+busybox based distribution

From: pancake <>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 00:45:00 +0200

Slpm is probably much simpler than any ports system out there. It still needs some love..But it works for my use cases.

I recommend you to take a look on it. :)

I already packaged musl, tcc and other stuff in slpm

Gnite. Tomorrow ill give a try to the hacks you talk about.

Having x11 and gtk3 compiled statically can be a great benchmarking point to proove that statically compiled distros can beat dynamic ones.

On 12/04/2011, at 0:25, Christian Neukirchen <> wrote:

> pancake <> writes:
>>> 9base-6 binutils-2.21 busybox-1.18.4 curl-7.21.4 e2fsprogs-1.41.14
>>> gawk-3.1.8 git-1.7.4 gmp-5.0.1 linux- m4-1.4.16 make-3.82
>>> mpc-0.9 mpfr-3.0.1 musl-2011-04-09 openssh-5.8p1 openssl-1.0.0d
>>> perl-5.12.3 pkg-config-0.25 sed-4.2.1 syslinux-4.03 zlib-1.2.5
>> Looks cool. Did you had any problem compiling any of those packages against musl?
> Yes :) Look into the build scripts to see the hacks.
>> Did you tried slpm?
> No, I will provide OpenBSD-style file sets for the future, and leave
> more complex packaging to uses. You probably can use slpm then.
>>> Kernel source is included in /src/linux, so you can rebuild the
>>> kernel--the shipped kernel should work in most virtual machines.
>>> (You need to include devtmpfs and have it automatically mounted.)
>> I think the base system should contain kernel sauces. and probably i
>> will not put git, perl or gmp.
> The system so far contains (almost) everything too bootstrap itself again.
>> About graphical support.. Im expecting to see the first release of
>> wayland that should be public during this year. I think is the best
>> alternative to x11 atm. It relies on modern hw. But its codebase is
>> about 5000LOC. Not suckless, but at least smart enought and supported
>> by all modern widget kits out there (multitouch support, opengl...)
> I have started working on Xorg, and I think I can at least get Kdrive to
> run. Not yet, though.
> --
> Christian Neukirchen <>
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