[rb-general] GNU Mes 0.19 released
arne_bab at web.de
Mon Dec 17 00:20:58 CET 2018
Jan Nieuwenhuizen <janneke at gnu.org> writes:
> Mes has now brought the Reduced Binary Seed bootstrap to Guix (bootstrap
> a GNU/Linux system without binary GNU toolchain or equivalent)
> This release introduces strings as byte-array, hash-tables and native
> structs. While that does increase the footprint somewhat, it fixes
> our performance issue; tinycc is now compiled in ~8min (WAS: ~1h30).
Wow! I did not expect such a huge difference.
> Next targets:
> - translate mes.c into unsnarfed mes.M2
> - use Gash to remove bash, coreutils&co, grep, sed, tar from the Guix
> bootstrap binaries
Is this about configure+make?
> - bootstrap gcc-3.x or 4.x directly, drop initial gcc-2.95.3 target?
Do you have a document showing the bootstrap path — ideally in graph
form, i.e. with plantuml activity diagram?
> - Debian?
> - ARM, the Hurd?
The Hurd would be nice!
Thank you for your great work!
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