Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 19:31:10 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Best place to discuss other lightweight libraries? On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 06:24:06PM -0500, Rob Landley wrote: > On 04/22/2013 11:40:37 AM, LM wrote: > >On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Luca Barbato > ><lu_zero@...too.org> wrote: > > > >> > - Dependency on any library with the above problems. :-) > >> > >> And that kills everybody using glib? *runs and hides* > >> > > > >I guess that's one of the reasons I'm trying to eliminate glib from my > >system and thus, at the moment, trying to find a gettext > >alternative that > >doesn't need it. > > > >Was reading about the Citrus Project ( http://citrus.bsdclub.org/ ) > >creating a BSD licensed gettext. Having trouble digging up latest > >source > >code for it though. I also ran across Apache's version of iconv ( > >http://apr.apache.org/download.cgi ) but didn't see anything for > >gettext > >mentioned at the site. > > I use http://penma.de/code/gettext-stub/ which doesn't fix the > problem, but does avoid it for my use cases. An actual desktop > should be internationalizable, though. Agreed. > >As time allows, I'm reworking sdcv which uses glib so that it > >doesn't need > >it. Then, all I need to do is find some useable replacements for > >SciTE and > >Sylpheed and I think I will have eliminated any major needs for > >glib in the > >Open Source applications and libraries I prefer. > > Many moons ago I started a thread on here (or was it on freenode?) > asking about lightweight alternatives to stuff and the need for a > wiki page tracking them. > > I believe that at the time, the musl wiki was insufficiently > combobulated, but it has since been fixed. The > http://busybox.net/tinyutils.html page is old is stale and never > really had good coverage, http://elinux.org/System_Size is sort of > adjacent to the topic. If we do come up with anything, can we put it > on a wiki page? That would be a perfectly acceptable topic for the wiki. Rich
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