[uClibc]Re: awk replacement for initfini.pl

Erik Andersen andersen at codepoet.org
Tue Oct 15 03:52:49 UTC 2002


On Tue Oct 15, 2002 at 12:45:52PM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> Rob Landley <landley at trommello.org> writes:
> > 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...
> 
> ash didn't work on uClinux the last time I checked (I forget why; maybe
> it uses sbrk or fork).

Yup.  Ash doesn't use brk/sbrk, but it is pretty chummy with
fork() and converting it to use vfork() looks like a pretty 
nasty chore.

 -Erik

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