Re: [dev] Re: Linux distros that don't suck too too much

From: Alba Pompeo <>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2016 10:21:44 -0300

Alpine Linux.

- musl libc
- busybox utils (they said they will migrate to sbase/ubase when ready)
- openrc (they will migrate to s6 next year)
- "Small. Simple. Secure." slogan
- Philosophy similar to suckless

On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 9:17 AM, Rubén Llorente
<> wrote:
> I find OpenBSD and NetBSD to be less insane operating systems than any
> Linux distribution I have ever tried.
> Slackware is ok. The base install is very bloated because it has lots of
> packages installed by default, but if you don't run the extra packages
> or don't install them, you won't ever notice. The Slackware team is very
> conservative with the inclussion of new software, so experimental toy
> projects like Systemd will take longer to fully penetrate the
> distribution - if they ever do.
> There is no automated dependency tracking in the package manager unless
> you hack it in or use third party tools. Many people who is tired of
> having poor distributions break their package managers becaouse of bad
> dependency tracking see this as a feature, including myself.
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