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Re: GNU Mes 0.19 released


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <janneke@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)

That’s awesome!

> 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?
http://plantuml.com/activity-diagram-legacy

>  - Debian?
- Gentoo?

>  - ARM, the Hurd?

The Hurd would be nice!

Thank you for your great work!

Best wishes,
Arne
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