[uClibc]Re: awk replacement for initfini.pl

Rob Landley landley at trommello.org
Mon Oct 14 22:28:29 UTC 2002

On Monday 14 October 2002 09:27 pm, Miles Bader wrote:
> Erik Andersen <andersen at codepoet.org> writes:
> > Autoconf configure scripts require bash.
> They shouldn't.  Autoconf requires a bourne-shell-like shell, but it
> goes to great lengths to generate shell code that's compatible with
> even the most horrid buggy joke shells out there that call themselves
> `/bin/sh' (though as you might expect, this sort of thing bit-rots
> fairly quickly).
> [of course your main point still holds -- `msh' isn't going to work...]
> -Miles

Busybox has ash.  As shells go, that doesn't suck too badly.  It's about the 
volkwagen bug of shells: as small as you can get and still function...


More information about the uClibc mailing list