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Re: [ttylinux:148] [RFC]download http://www.ttylinux.org/Test/ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2
Please don't email me if you are emailing the group, because
I am a group member and I get two emails when you do that.
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Douglas Jerome <[email protected]> wrote:
>> See my comments below, in you original email text.
> Thanks for your comments, please see some other questions below :-)
>> ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2 is old; it is not available. Also, you
>> should not get anything from a *Test* folder (look in the URL
>> you wrote in the above text) unless I've emailed the link to you
>> or the group, otherwise you probably will not get what you expect.
> Hmm..., you are right. Actually i see the article here
> for building a micro linux image. But i can not get the ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2
> showed in it.
>> Historically, there was ttylinux only for the x86 PC architecture
>> and the naming convention was to use the glibc version as part of
>> the ttylinux version number. I added ttylinux distributions for
>> other architectures, such as Macintosh PowerPC, BeagleBoard armv7,
>> etc. and also several sizes for the same architecture, some having
>> glibc versions different from others. The naming convention broke
>> for the so-called "source" distribution that is actually the build
>> system for all architecture variants. I changed the naming convention
>> for the "source" distribution to a simple number, increasing with
>> each release, and also tagged it with "mp" for *M*ultiple *P*latform.
>> Notice that "source" is not a good name for this as it has no
>> source code packages; it actually is the build system, not source
> Thanks for your work. I have known the meaning of 'mp'. I also wanna
> get the meaning of ttylinux. 'tty' may not only represent the word 'tiny'.
> Cloud you tell me the exact meaning.
The ttylinux distribution is command-line only and
originally supported dial-up networking, PPP and ISDN,
via serial interfaces. This orientation towards
hard-wire serial interfaces lends itself to the "tty"
part of the ttylinux name.
>> No, those instructions do not literally apply to
> Ok. But do you have any other articles, which is for ttylinux-src-mp9.tar.bz2
> to create a micro linux.
No, I don't really know what that article is saying,
maybe about remaking ttylinux distribution for a
virtual environment. I guess I should closely read it.
> Thanks for your help
> Harry Wei