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Re: Paper on init scripts and Debian (debconf2)

On Mon, Jul 01, 2002 at 10:05:42AM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Mon, 01 Jul 2002, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> > - in fact, sysvinits /sbin/init isn't that big, it appears big
> >   because glibc is a monster.
> > 
> >   $ size /sbin/init
> >      text	   data	    bss	    dec	    hex	filename
> >     24650	   1224	    468	  26342	   66e6	/sbin/init
> Could it be linked against dietlibc or ulibc?  Anyway, I will add the data
> above to a footnote in the paper.

Could you do so?  Certainly.  Please don't suggest that Debian do so
in our main init packages however!  All of the alternate libc packages
have demonstrated a certain amount of flakiness in one context or

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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