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Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 12:33:48 +0200
From: Dmitry Golovin <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: [preview] Aalbus : a musl/clang/libc++ distro

17.11.2019, 12:27, "Jens Staal" <>:
>> The name is nenuzhnix, the main idea is not using
>> anything from the GNU Project when building it.
>> Here is the project's GitHub link:
>> The full list of packages: base-files, curl, dash,
>> dropbear, e2fsprogs, eudev, kbd, kernel-headers,
>> kmod, libarchive, libedit, libgit2, libressl,
>> libssh2, libusb, lynx, miniz, musl, netbsd-curses,
>> opkg, pciutils, shadow, simplegit, toybox,
>> usbutils, xz.
> I have seen it. I like the idea of trying to replace gmake with ninja. Does it work with samurai?
> For toybox, the build system unfortunately depends on bash...
> My initial version before re-packaging Aalbus with pkgsrc was also "GNU-free" but I decided that I wanted the os to be defined by what it is rather than what it is not.
> The GNU content is still small (the m4/autoconf chain, wget, gmake).
> It is still more "BSD/Linux" than GNU/Linux

Should work with samurai as it's almost a drop-in
replacement for ninja. Not using it now as Alpine
doesn't have it in their repo. For self-hosted
version of nenuzhnix I plan to replace ninja with
samurai and make with Google kati.

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