Re: [mu TECH] GCC is not so good :(

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Sun Jan 31 1999 - 13:25:04 CET

On Sat, Jan 30, 1999 at 08:30:39PM +0100, Andrea Manzini wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 1999 at 02:33:39PM +0000, Michele Andreoli wrote:
> how about putting perl 5 on the "developer's" disk ?

No ":))))" here? Only the main binary is 400k!

> > A more exciting task for me is to work on first floppy, using floppy #2
> > as expansion: I cannot work in too directions and I wish put a limit
> > to floppy addons proliferations!
> yeah! I agree :) Let's work to improve to the maximum the 1st floppy!

Yes, mon ami. My dream? To remove lynx and to substitute them with a small
newsreader, a small directory browser, etc.
> > Well: I found a older version of X-Window (3.1, instead of 3.2) without
> > xkb extension: about 400-500k smaller! With this unattended free-space
> > I can put in X11: chimera, afterstep, mpgeg player, playmidi, ET CETERA.
> wow! Can we expect a little sketch program (like xpaint) too ?

Searching for them. We can use "chimera" as X viewer, using mailcap
capabilities for exec external converter. I compiled chimera2.0alpha15, as
You suggested, and removed a little bug: when one press some keys, putting
the URL, this key was interpreted as short-key acceletarors!
No jpg, a this times. I plan to add in C code a simple jpg-to-gif
system() call.

> > With this tiny-X, the project of QNX generation from a working muLinux
> > is possible: after cloning, muLinux procreate via MEIOSIS!
> I hope that soon will be some female mulinuxes for gene-exchanging and
> overall better reproduction ;)

Not-sexual procreation is normal in virus world (mu?). No, mon ami: muLinux
does gene-exchange only with shell-programmers and funny contributors :)

Ah: MPEG playing work well on muLinux. My god: anybody heard MP3 on a PC
speaker device? Very interesting experience, for my cat!


Mi sarebbe piaciuto concludere con un'affermazione positiva, ma
non me ne vengono in mente. Vanno bene due negative?
						-- Woody Allen

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