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Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 17:40:01 +0200
From: Christian Neukirchen <>
Subject: Re: Call for musl-based distro blurbs

Rich Felker <> writes:

> On Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 05:00:24PM +0200, wrote:
>> On 06/07/2012 04:08 PM, Szabolcs Nagy wrote:
>> >i know the system is big but 40 minutes does not sound too good..
>> altogether its more than 100 packages.
>> stage0 (minimal bootstrap (gcc3/busybox/binutils/musl) chroot) takes
>> about 2 minutes,
>> stage1 (busybox, kernel, perl, gcc (c/c++) toolchain, syslinux, etc)
>> ca 20 minutes, and
>> pkg (gdb, nano, ncurses, lynx, ssl, ssh, curl, git, svn, alsa,
>> openal, sdl, python, etc etc) + xorg about 15 minutes.
>> xorg alone accounts for ~40 packages.
> It would be nice if perl could be part of pkg (and optional) instead
> of stage1...

You need perl to compile the kernel.

Christian Neukirchen  <>

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