Re: [dev] any update on stali?

From: Carlos Torres <>
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2013 14:47:38 -0400

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 4:11 PM, hiro <> wrote:
> I'm looking forward to it. I reckon you have looked at tinycore once?
> They did some of the things you mentioned (for example I have tinycore
> on SD and load all of it into RAM on boot). Also they have already
> decided that they will sail around that systemd/d-bus disaster, so you
> can see how they cope in case they switch to an udev alternative soon.

i like tinycore, its my new favorite to use.
I especially like that extensions (what they call packages) are small
and mounted on, and when you're done with it !poof! its actually gone,
without any cruft left around

BTW, hiro, it looks like you top posted :p

> On 8/30/12, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
>> On 23 August 2012 16:11, Joaquim Pedro França Simão <>
>> wrote:
>>> I wonder if there is any news about stali. I searched the mail list, but
>>> had
>>> no activity on this recently.
>> No real news yet on stali, but the project is already on the top of my
>> long TODO list. I actually consider investigating
>> for stali, though not sure how useful
>> it'll be.
>> The point of stali I want to make is, a system that is fully
>> self-contained. No package manager -- one tool for each task only. No
>> fancy configuration file. No fancy user management (probably just 1
>> user system).
>> It should be as simple, bare and usable as possible -- and updatable
>> using git or rsync or something similar over the network. Ideally the
>> system won't require any disk space (should fit into the RAM +
>> probably some sdcard for the config).
>> Cheers,
>> Anselm
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