Alpine Linux is now popular for "cloud containers", and is also the basis for mainline Linux for smartphones and tablets.

An official Alpine package with the latest DrRacket would be a big win to help people start playing with DrRacket on some handhelds, without the agony of building it themselves on their handheld (or trying to cross-compile it on their own desktops).

Once we have DrRacket packages, I'd like to have people use Racket to build out apps and user interface for these open source handhelds, eventually replacing most of the C and C++ code.

So... Does anyone want to join Alpine package maintainer guild, to maintain Alpine package(s) for the latest Racket releases?

For 6.12, the necessary patches are small, the same as for the stripped-down Racket-Minimal package (you don't need or want "paxmark.patch"):

I've successfully built and run DrRacket on Alpine in the normal Racket way on the devices, using only the above MUSL, LibreSSL, and Makefile bash-ism patches.  It was enough of a headache that people will need pre-compiled Alpine packages (they'll have enough headache getting a minimal Linux install on a handheld, at this early point).  I want to shift that compute to Alpine's presumably more powerful build servers, and shift any remaining headache to a heroic Racketeer

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