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Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2015 23:25:55 -0400
From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: pkgsrc

On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 04:29:26PM -0700, Isaac Dunham wrote:
> (responses to both emails below)
> 
> On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 04:24:13PM +0200, Szabolcs Nagy wrote:
> > * Justin Cormack <justin@...cialbusservice.com> [2015-06-21 13:02:48 +0100]:
> > > I thought I would try a run of pkgsrc on Alpine as no one has done one
> 
> <snip>
> 
> > > Packages breaking the most other packages
> > > 
> > > Package                               Breaks Maintainer
> > > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > textproc/libxml2                        5523 pkgsrc-users@...BSD.org
> > 
> > someone should come up with a strategy how to
> > avoid libxml2 dependencies in unix userspace:
> > it is a dangerously broken library.
> 
> Any pointers at details?

There should be some bug links (all wontfix'd upstream) on the musl
wiki page for bugs found by musl.

> Is expat better?

I think so but I haven't examined the code in detail.

Rich

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