Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:22:23 +0200 From: John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com CC: Andrew Bradford <andrew@...dfordembedded.com> Subject: Re: CLFS embedded book switches to musl-libc On 10/16/2013 10:46 PM, Andrew Bradford wrote: > On 10/16/13 16:38, John Spencer wrote: >> while looking around i noticed that >> http://cross-lfs.org/view/clfs-embedded/x86/final-system/pkgmgt.html >> gives some advice regarding GLIBC, which does not hold for musl. >> with musl, it's perfectly safe to just drop in a new libc.so. > > Thanks! I wrote a trac ticket for it. > > http://trac.cross-lfs.org/ticket/935 > > -Andrew > this page also seems to require some cleanup: http://cross-lfs.org/view/clfs-embedded/x86/appendixc/dependencies.html it mentions bash (not needed, everything works with posix sh (i.e. busybox' ash) as well), glibc, coreutils (should be busybox), gawk (busybox awk works as well, at least with latest bugfixes from git), udev (not mentioned elsewhere, so its probably not even in clfs), diffutils (not needed at all, bb's diff command works just as well), file (not needed at all), gzip (included in bb...) another thing i noticed: http://cross-lfs.org/view/clfs-embedded/x86/beyond-net/libnl.html libnl is quite bloated, so the guys from openwrt made a lightweight replacement called libnl-tiny (also used by sabotage). http://wiki.musl-libc.org/wiki/Alternative_libraries#Alternative_Libraries_and_Programs sabotage also has a ready-to-use tarball available on its download mirrors, since openwrt's package seems to require a git checkout.
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