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Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2024 17:24:33 +0000
From: "" <>
Subject: Re: Current state and future of musl development

On 12/15/2021 22:22, jvoisin wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I had some small chitchat with dalias on irc, both on #musl and
> privately about the ideal infrastructure for musl development, but it's
> better to discuss those topics on the mailing list.
> I think that everyone agrees that we need a bugtracker, and likely some
> CI. Something lightweight (ho heavy dependencies), self-hosted, that can
> integrate well with emails/mailing-lists/patch tracking/…
> Here is a small selection, feel free to suggest more:
> - in Perl
> - no need to present it
> - from sourcehut, can be tightly
> integrated with other pieces, like mailing lists, git commit/patches/…,
> continuous integration, …

Another great option would be Pagure (, which has a nice interface for online issue tracking alongside smooth email integration. To get an idea of what a self-hosted Pagure instance might look like, see

A template for setting up a pagure instance can be found under:

> dalias is very adamant that CI & testing don't belong in the same repo
> as software, but in a separate one.
> Most of the forges providing continuous integration (gogs, gitea,
> gitlab, …) don't play nice with emails, except sourcehut (
> ), which is "email first".
> Henceforth, I think that a good move forward would be to go with sourcehut:
> - easy to self-host (python+go)
> - lightweight (both server-side and client-side)
> - designed around mailing-list/patches first
> - powerful continuous integration, on multiple OS and multiple architectures
> - usage documented for newcomers (my generation is used to issuing
> pull-requests: sending patches by email is completely alien)
> - maintained by some musl users ;)
> What do you people think?
> -- 
> Julien (jvoisin) Voisin
> GPG: 04D041E8171901CC


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