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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
> space.

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 
should-be-enabled list?

> > 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:  andersee@debian.org
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