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Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:45:47 +0200
From: Natanael Copa <>
To: Daniel Simon <>
Subject: Re: tor web-browser doesn't work on musl

On Sun, 24 Apr 2016 11:01:12 -0300
Daniel Simon <> wrote:

> Hi, I face a bug when running tor-web-browser from my new system that uses musl.
> 1) wget
> 2) tar zxvf ./tor-browser-linux64-5.5.4_en-US.tar.xz
> 3) cd tor-browser-linux64-5.5.4_en-US
> 4) ./start-tor-browser.desktop
> EXPECTED: tor web browser launches as it does on glibc systems
> I assume there is a fix...
> Thank you very much.

You can not really expect a precompiled binary that is linked against
glibc work on a musl libc system.

There are 3 possible solutions:
- run the pre-compiled binary on a glibc system
- ask the tor browser developers to provide a binary built with musl libc
- build it from source yourself


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