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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, 2020Read more...
Rebootstrapped With Glibc
Only a few days ago we told you of our switch from
glibc. That has now been implemented
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.
Friday, September 25, 2020Read more...
Results Of The Experiment
It seems like only yesterday we announced to the world a Great Experiment. It was in fact 2 months ago, and a whole lot of work has happened since that point. A few take-homes are immediately clear, the primary one being the need to be a community-oriented Linux distribution.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020Read more...
Source Format Defined
Following quickly on the heels of yesterday’s announcement that the binary format has been defined, we’ve now implemented the initial version of our source format. The source format provides metadata on a package along with instructions on how to build the package.
Monday, September 21, 2020Read more...