[rb-general] RFP: mes

Geert Stappers stappers at debian.org
Sat Jun 23 08:25:40 CEST 2018

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

    Package name : mes
         Version : 0.15
 Upstream Author : Jan Nieuwenhuizen <janneke at gnu.org>
             URL : https://gitlab.com/janneke/mes
         License : GNU GPLv3
Programming Lang : C
     Description : Maxwell Equations of Software

Mes aims to help create full source bootstrapping for GuixSD as part
of the bootstrappable builds effort.

[[http://bootstrappable.org][bootstrappable builds]]

On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 06:49:41AM +0200, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
> Holger Levsen writes:
> > On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 07:22:02PM +0200, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
> >> As of 0.14, Mes+MesCC compiles a self-hosting TinyCC.  Using the 0.15
> >> Mes C library, this TinyCC can build the GNU tools triplet:
> >> binutils-2.14, gcc-2.95.3, glibc-2.2.5.
> >
> > wow, awesome!
> Thank you!  I will now start working first towards replacing the GuixSD
> bootstrap and I suspect this is going to be quite a long path still.
> If anyone is willing to start looking at adding Mes to Debian, I'd be
> very happy to help.  It would be nice to share full source
> bootstrappability and to strengthen our cross-distro ties.
Now filing a Request For Packaging  bugreport

Geert Stappers
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