Re: How are the new docs coming along?
On Mon Jan 12, 2004 at 05:40:36PM +0000, Wookey wrote:
> +++ Erik Andersen [03-12-02 11:31 -0700]:
> > I have also put considerable thought into what it means to be a
> > debian embedded system and I plan to post a short writeup with
> > some debian-embedded policy ideas at the same time. Things like
> > init runlevel policy, faster boot time policy, dealing with
> > documentation (which is generally unwanted when storing things
> > into flash), and even dealing with build depends (such that one
> > could actually recompile a complete debian embedded system in one
> > go without needing a uber guru spending several weeks hacking
> > packages to work around circular build depends), etc, etc. I've
> > been writing up a document on the subject that I hope will start
> > some interesting discussion.
> I think the time has come to post this doc somewhere erik as we're
> discussing all this right now in an attempt to formulate a policy.
> (And I should congratulate you on doing a fine job in terms of actually
> compiling a great pile of stuff into what is effectvely emdebian 0.01)
Thanks. Building a working debian system with uClibc is somewhat
a culmination of several years worth of work... So its been on
my todo list for a very long time. It took a long longer than I
expected to get uClibc ready for such a thing to be possible.
Erik B. Andersen http://codepoet-consulting.com/
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