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Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 18:45:11 +0100
From: Milan P. Stanić <>
Subject: Re: Re: Musl gentoo development: browsers

On Sat, 2020-02-15 at 12:29, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 15, 2020 at 03:20:08PM +0100, Brian Peregrine wrote:
> > I probably need to clarify the approach further.
> > The idea is to have something (more precisely a script) which is
> > intented specifically for gentoo (not all linux variants; not that the
> > pull is to the gentoo/musl  repo btw). Once that's ready, a binary can
> > be made. Speaking for our own distro, it can be used on the optional
> > usb stick (
> > ). I assume these binaries can then also be shared and used with
> > non-gentoo based linux versions (if generic compiler flags are used,
> > which is also the idea).
> > 
> > Interested people can work on improving the files in the pull
> > ( ) and then having these
> > improvements added to the pull.
> > 
> > Adelie's firefox-esr version is 68.5.0, jakeogh's version (in pull) is
> > v.41 so Adelie's version is indeed newer. Current is v73, so still
> > needs to be improved it further. So yes, you could already switch this
> > in the pull.
> > The binary I used of Adelie (v52.9.0-r4, back in June 2019) didn't
> > work, and wasn't optimized for i686 cpu's (and also, Adelie linux is
> > based on abuild system rather then gentoo's portage system), so I am
> > somewhat cautious. That said, if the script is worked out further,
> > there may be no issues.
> AIUI Adélie follows -esr for which 68 is latest; is that incorrect?
> Alpine has 73 in the testing repo.

Alpine have both -esr in community and latest release (73.0) in testing.
Though doesn't work on all architectures.
> Rich

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