Re: [dev] Suckless remote shell?

From: Andreas Krennmair <>
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2013 21:13:25 +0100

* Sylvain BERTRAND <> [2013-11-04 19:00]:
>On Mon, Nov 04, 2013 at 06:41:25PM +0100, Andreas Krennmair wrote:
>> * Alexander Huemer <> [2013-11-04 15:30]:
>> >The only interface to the kernels the software runs on is
>> >in C, the same is true for the standard librar{y,ies}. Software written
>> >in any other language is an indirection.
>> The system call interfaces on typical suckless operating systems are
>> language-agnostic. Go's syscall package doesn't wrap any C libraries, so
>> there's no indirection involved.
>You missed the point. The core/alpha language is C, then coding
>in anything else is an indirection.

That makes no sense at all. What exactly do you mean by "indirection"? What
exactly do you mean by "core/alpha language"? Because the way you make it
sound, it seems like you strive for a language monoculture for ideological

Suckless is a philosophy, not a dogma.

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