[uClibc]awk replacement for initfini.pl

Rogelio M. Serrano Jr. rogelio at evoworks.evoserve.com
Sun Oct 13 17:35:21 UTC 2002

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On Sun, 13 Oct 2002, Christian MICHON wrote:

> > 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
> <snip>
> I'll make sometime for it tomorrow morning. The files to be modified/generated
> are not too complicated. The only caveats I foresee is that awk doesn't have
> nice capabilities to die if it cannot open the files, as perl would...
> Anyway, look out for the file in uclibc tomorrow, unless somebody does it
> before ;)

I will look for it tomorrow then. I dont think anybody will beat you to
it. :-)

> > 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 ;)
> I agree too, but not because I prefer awk to perl. Mostly because perl, even
> linked to uclibc, needs more than 20Mb in its latest releases.

I agree. Same reason I dont want to install ruby or python or perl or tcl
or scheme or even java on my development machine. I want it to be a nice lean
and mean host for development of embedded systems.

> Christian
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