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Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:41:31 +0200
From: Rashad Kanavath <>
Subject: Re: using musl with a c++ library.

Hello Shiz,

Thanks for your reply. I will try links you said and let you know how it

On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 12:26 PM, Shiz <> wrote:

> > On 29 Mar 2016, at 11:02, Rashad Kanavath <>
> wrote:
> >
> > should I rebuild just libstdc++ using musl-gcc wrapper script and use
> that libstdc++ ?.
> I believe the current recommendation is to not use musl-gcc at all for C++
> stuff,
> but just build a proper musl-native toolchain. Recipes for such can be
> found at [1] and [2].
> musl-gcc is just a wrapper for convenience, but definitely not a
> replacement for a proper
> native toolchain.
> > Also Is it possible to distribute musl with an application package.
> Currently I have a self-extracting archive which uses an older version of
> glibc. so it will run on any platform that has a glibc version higher that
> it was build (2.4). If I use musl and is able to distribute it along with
> my application package, Then I don't have to rely on anything other than
> linux kernel version on the target platform.
> Yes, as musl is licensed under the MIT license, this is allowed.
> You could even statically link against it to be able to ship just a single
> binary file.
> - Shiz
> [1]:
> [2]:


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