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Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:38:07 -0400
From: Kurt H Maier <>
Subject: Re: [Vision for new platform] syslog, sed, cron

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 07:31:49PM +0200, Daniel Cegiełka wrote:
> Rich started with basic tools for unix (noXCUse):

We have also started this with sbase:

Could be that the musl guys don't like a lot of the plan9-style eprintf
stuff and our methods of recursion, but the license is very liberal and
stuff could be cherrypicked and adapted to speed development.

> sed can be a big problem. I noticed that some programs require gnu sed
> for proper installation (configure, Makefile).

autotools will always assume the whole world runs gnu; I recommend
people wanting to run autotools things should be offered a gnu-compat
package or similar that makes gnu garbage available.  I would not like
to see their 'embrace and extend' stuff infect any system built by the
musl people.

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