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Cleanups Complete

Well, we’re officially back to working around the clock. After spending some time optimising my workflow, I’ve been busy getting the entire codebase cleaned up, so we can begin working towards an MVP.

Monday, February 8, 2021

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Stayin Alive

It’s been far too long since a blog post. Sure, we’ve stayed in touch via Twitter but nothing quite beats a proper blog post on the official website. I’m not going to bore or depress you with all the details, but needless to say it has been a rough few months. But then - who hasn’t had a rough few months? We’re in extremely strange times. The long and short of it is, my family and I are currently recovering from COVID19.

Sunday, January 31, 2021

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Build System Functional

Wow, has it been a hectic few weeks, and it definitely shows: last time we blogged it was about rebootstrapping with glibc. Feels like ancient news already! So, what’s new in the world of Serpent OS? Apart from yours truly now being proud parent to a beautiful baby girl, work has resumed on the development of Moss, our package manager. And it builds stuff. Awesomely. Let’s quickly catch up with those updates and see where we’re headed next.

Sunday, October 11, 2020

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Rebootstrapped With Glibc

Only a few days ago we told you of our switch from musl to glibc. That has now been implemented in the bootstrap-scripts project. The rebootstrap is complete and we now have GCC, LLVM, binutils and glibc offering a hybrid toolchain. Most software is built and linked with clang, however linking with libgcc is possible both dynamically and statically. Our next steps are fairly logical, but feel free to have a read.

Friday, September 25, 2020

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