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kore wrote

I had a hell of a time trying to compile some software packages on musl alpine that I really wanted, primarily 3D printer software. Maybe I should give it another try with glibc. It was damn fast, particularly the package manager.


bea wrote

Yeah sadly lots of software depends on glibc's extensions or implementation-defined ( and sometimes even undefined ) behavior and ignores C/POSIX conformance and portability. See: Musl: Possible problems
The solution to this is usually installing a glibc distro into a chroot if you can't patch the program to work with musl.

Btw you can't give it a try with glibc because Alpine is musl-only. I said "( optionally )" because Void is and didn't clarify for Alpine to keep it shorter, sorry.