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commit 535931f91bb963a3a50739dae46bd19ffba2fe7a
parent ea881176de1f89cc76d049a9d44c5322ae03eee7
Author: Anselm R Garbe <anselm@garbe.us>
Date:   Sun,  1 Nov 2009 11:37:22 +0000

update
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Msta.li/_werc/config | 2+-
Msta.li/index.md | 18+++++++++++-------
2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/sta.li/_werc/config b/sta.li/_werc/config @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@ masterSite=default.suckless.org -siteTitle='static linux' +siteTitle='stali - static linux' siteImage='/stali.png' siteSubTitle='statically linked only' diff --git a/sta.li/index.md b/sta.li/index.md @@ -1,12 +1,16 @@ -sta[tic] li[nux] is a new suckless.org production and project that creates a -new linux distribution with the aim to be based on a hand selected collection -of the best tools for each tasks and each tool being statically linked -(including some X clients such as xterm, surf, dwm, dmenu, mplayer). It also -aims binary size reduction through the avoidance of glibc where possible (early -experiments show that usually statically linked binaries are -smaller than their dynamically linked glibc counterparts!!!). +stali (sta[tic] li[nux]) is a new new linux distribution based on a hand +selected collection of the best tools for each task and each tool being +statically linked (including some X clients such as xterm, surf, dwm, dmenu, +mplayer). + +It also targets binary size reduction through the avoidance of glibc and other +bloated GNU libraries where possible (early experiments show that usually +statically linked binaries are smaller than their dynamically linked glibc counterparts!!!). +Note, this is pretty much contrary to what Ulrich Drepper reckons about static linking. + Due to the side-benefit that statically linked binaries start faster the distribution also targets performance gains. + It is expected that the first usable version will be available during Nov 2009. General system design