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Re: busybox still too bloated

On Tue Sep 25, 2001 at 10:57:51AM -0700, David Kimdon wrote:
> At the moment 'Report a Problem' menu choice uses gzip, but the
> dependancy could be removed.

That would be good

> If expr is really duplicated in the shell then we can remove it, I
> know it is used by dhcp-client.

expr can be replaced with posix shell expressions.

> > > Also, what about busybox ash?  Is that mature enough to use instead of
> > > the proper ash package?  Or did it have some problems?
> > 
> > binary now in the boot floppies weighs in at 81k (and lacks both command line
> > editing and tab completion).
> tab completion and command line editing on b-f would be really nice,
> and as a bonus we save space.
> Erik, if you put a version together with all this removed, I can run
> an install and verify that things still work.

Ok.  I will as soon as I get back from a job interview...  
Wish me luck,


Erik B. Andersen   email:  andersee@debian.org, formerly of Lineo
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