Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 15:17:05 -0500 From: Rob Landley <rob@...dley.net> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Best place to discuss other lightweight libraries? On 04/21/2013 11:30:54 AM, LM wrote: > Musl does a great job of replacing glibc. It's lightweight, > well-designed and written with friendly licensing. However, I'm > noticing there are a lot of other standard libraries and tools on a > typical system and often many of them are bloated or not so well > designed. I've been looking for a good forum to discuss using > alternative libraries and tools. I've checked out projects like > Beyond Linux from Scratch and suckless.org/Plan 9 and several other > options. I've even checked out some embedded systems mailing > lists/forums. Have yet to find a good forum to discuss topics like > these with interested developers. Does anyone know of a mailing list, > forum, etc. where one could discuss such topics. If so, please let me > know. If not, and if anyone on the list is interested in discussing > this sort of thing further, please e-mail me. At the moment, I'm > investigating finding a less bloated alternative to libintl. Did > notice gettext-tiny as part of Sabotage. I've also run across 3 other > options and am looking at pros and cons of the implementations. If you find one, I'm interested in hearing about it. In theory the linux-embedded list might be a good place: http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html#linux-embedded In practice, not much goes on there and the last post to that list was January. But if people did start posting there, I could join in. :) Rob
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