Re: Just some suggestions about futere features

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Mon Sep 11 2000 - 10:31:50 CEST

On Sun, Sep 10, 2000 at 08:27:42PM +0200, Dumas Patrice nicely wrote:

> 4) it must be expandable, that is accept new programms and so on without lot
> of pain

> I don't know if it is possible, but
> before doing anything for that, I would like to have (at least) Michele's
> agreement, because it would break somehow the design of muLinux.

Because Linux distros uses shared-libraries, to add new programs in a
system is anycase a problem, if libraries do not match. The only realistic
scenario is to plan carefully from beginning what is the minimal set
of tools required in a such system.

> there should be gcc, make, glib, bash, a new mount. Also an
> upgrade of the kernel should be needed,
> I think those things should reside on 1 or 2 1700 floppy disks. (bash +
> libraries is 7OO k).
> Any comment... ;-)

No comment :-)


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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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