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Re: [alpine-devel] switching to musl

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:29:12 +0200

On Wed, 2 Apr 2014 08:05:33 -0500
Jeff Pohlmeyer <> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 4:02 AM, Natanael Copa wrote:
> > I wonder if there are anything that prevents us from switching
> > edge to musl now?
> I had problems with the xf86-video drivers (vesa, nouveau, fbdev) not
> finding symbols in the Xorg executable.
> Tried to work around this by LD_PRELOAD'ing the binary, but that led
> to more missing symbols.

This should fix it:

The problem is that musl does not support lazy loading so we have to
tell xorg what order to load the modules.

> After getting everything listed in LD_PRELOAD, the Xorg server still
> would not start because of a segfault in xkbcomp.
> Has anyone else had any luck running Xorg under musl?

I use it on my laptop now yes. firefox needs start with
LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/ firefox

and i haven't got dhcpcd work with wpa_supplicant so i use udhcpcd for
now. (and sometimes i need to manually ifup wlan0)

Other issue I have is that only way to connect to bluez over dbus is as
root. I haven't had time to troubleshoot but it might be a bug in dbus,
consolekit or polkit or all 3.


Received on Wed Apr 02 2014 - 15:29:12 UTC