[uClibc]awk replacement for initfini.pl

Rogelio M. Serrano Jr. rogelio at evoworks.evoserve.com
Sun Oct 13 05:50:09 UTC 2002

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I got the idea from your hint! :-)

On Sat, 12 Oct 2002, [iso-8859-15] Michaël Tousignant wrote:

> "Rogelio M. Serrano Jr." <rogelio at evoworks.evoserve.com> wrote:
> > transmeta's midori. when i try to compile uclibc-0.9.15, the build fails
> > when it tries to run initfini.pl. i dont want to install perl on my
> > system, so my only option is to rewrite it using awk.
> I often thought of rewritting it but never had the time. Would be somewhat
> useful because a while ago I made a "hint" to compile uClibc a bit like glibc
> is in www.linuxfromscratch.org. Aka in chroot where a limited set of static
> tools are avaible. This book doesn't include perl in the static tools but
> includes a awk interpreter. (Perl is only compiled later using the shared
> glibc libraries)
> So in the hint, for now I'm forced to tell people to compile a static perl
> to build uClibc and later, recompile perl against shared uClibc.
> Annoying ;)
> Just wanted to give my thoughts on the subject.
> -Evan
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