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Re: [ttylinux:147] [RFC]download http://www.ttylinux.org/Test/ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2

harryxiyou wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 1:41 PM, harryxiyou <[email protected]> wrote:
>> 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
>> http://www.ioncannon.net/system-administration/1310/minimal_ec2_linux_install_using_ttylinux/
>> for building a micro linux image. But i can not get the ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2
>> showed in it.
> If you have ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2 in your hand, please send me a one ;-)


=> It is no longer available.

=> As a binary distribution of GPL software I cannot
   make it available or transfer to other people without
   also making the all the packages sources available.

=> I don't want to support an older revision of
   the ttylinux build process.

>>> 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
>>> packages.
>> 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.
>>> No, those instructions do not literally apply to
>>> tylinux-src-mp9.tar.bz2
>> Ok. But do you have any other articles, which is for ttylinux-src-mp9.tar.bz2
>> to create a micro linux.
>> Thanks for your help
>> Harry Wei