Re: finer grained udeb's?
On Fri Jan 19, 2001 at 04:17:43PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> Glenn McGrath wrote:
> > > While working on support for dhclient in debian-installer I noticed that
> > > busybox will need to have 'expr' added. I wonder how this should be handled.
> > > I guess it makes sense to add 'expr' since it is only a few k, and so far pump
> > > hasn't worked for me (could still be user error at this point.), but at some
> > > point we may see that busybox needs to be more modular?
> > >
> > Its hard and maybe counterproductive to break up busybox, it would be
> > best if built busybox with everything we needed from the start.
> Yeah, I agree with Glenn. Breaking up busybox doesn't tend to save
Agreed. We just need to pick the desired feature set. If there are any apps
that need to be enabled in busybox, just ask.
Is it agreed then I should turn on expr? Know of anything else in the
> > If that wasnt suitable then maybe we could have a cut down version and a
> > full version with everything, the full version could be fetched if
> > needed and replace the cutdown version.
> Yes -- I do think there might be room for an expanded second-stage busybox
> udeb that is installed after the base system bootstraps itself.
Hmm. Ok. Well tell me what you want in each and I will build it. BTW, I'm
back in the states now. Expect an updated busybox .udeb in incoming this
Erik B. Andersen email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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