How to get regular stuff working

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Man pages

Not all man-pages are in Alpine, those who are are not readily available after installing man and man-pages, you also need to install mdocml-pages to have man pages built at install time. Below is the quick and easy commandline:

   apk add man man-pages mdocml-pages

a few notes and a reminder on Compiling

Compiling in Alpine may be more challenging because it uses musl-libc instead of glibc. Please review [ The functional differences with glibc ] if you think of porting packages.

(unvalidated) apk packages to install so one can start building software

  apk add build-base gcc abuild

a complete install for cmake looks like

  apk add cmake cmake-doc extra-cmake-modules extra-cmake-modules-doc