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Re: busybox in woody (was Re: first weekly debian-installer status report)

Erik Andersen <andersen@codepoet.org> writes:

> On Tue Nov 14, 2000 at 11:09:06AM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > Erik Andersen <andersen@codepoet.org> writes:
> > 
> > > I am after all making this .deb exclusively for you for the woody boot
> > > floppies, so if you have any preferences, by all means let me know.  The above
> > > seemed like an arrangement that would satisfy the policy hounds while still
> > > giving you what you want.  If you have a better way to accomplish this, I'm
> > > very much open to suggestions...
> > 
> > Well, I was thinking you could provide a little shell script like
> > mklinks.sh which made the links from /usr/bin into /usr/lib/busybox
> > (iff the exe in /usr/bin isn't already there).
> Well, I already have an install.sh script.  If I provide the busybox.links file
> that is generated at compile time then this would work just fine.  Then I could
> simply install /bin/busybox and /usr/bin/install_busybox.sh and then when you
> go to install things you could simply run 
>     /usr/bin/install_busybox.sh /mnt/target [--hardlinks]
> and it would install busybox to the target directory with the required
> directory tree and needed links.  Sure I can do this if you would prefer.
> Sound agreeable?

Sounds pretty good on the face of it.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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