Re: Bug#553329: Allow busybox wget instead of wget?
On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 01:59:40PM +0000, Neil Williams wrote:
> On Fri, 30 Oct 2009 13:24:13 +0000
> > While playing around, I noticed that grip-config wanted to reinstall
> > wget, which I had replaced with a busybox symlink.
> That is not advisable. busybox in Grip has nothing to do with
> busybox for Crush and it is NOT advisable to activate ANY of the
> busybox applets on an Emdebian Grip system for precisely the same
> reasons as you would not do the same on a Debian system. The
> package description for Debian busybox warns that busybox should not
> be used in this way.
I don't know anything about Crush; I didn't realize I wasn't supposed
to use busybox on normal Debian systems. I see you're right, the
busybox package description tells me not to (although it doesn't say
Sorry for the noise!
> nano is put in precisely because busybox vi cannot be relied upon to
> exist (or be usable) in the Debian build of busybox.