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Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:57:52 +0000
Subject: Re: symlinks of glibc shared libs to musl

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 02:03:34AM -0500, William Pitcock wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 12:53 PM,  <> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 09, 2017 at 10:02:21PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> >> Are you asking about trying to run glibc-linked binaries with musl
> >>
> >
> > Yes. Any feedbacks of those who tried?
> You might want to look at gcompat, which is a compatibility layer
> being incubated as part of the Adelie Linux distribution (as well as
> carried by Alpine).  It can run many glibc binaries through a custom
> ELF interpreter that invokes the musl ELF interpreter with an
> additional preload containing many glibc compatibility symbols.
> On Alpine, you could do "apk add gcompat@...ting" or similar to get
> it, assuming the testing repo is enabled.

Ok. Then, there is an on-going project to try to reach some binary
compatibility. This is exactly what I wanted to know. Only reasonable source
level compatibily for now.

Thanks and regards,


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