[uClibc]Re: awk replacement for initfini.pl
davidm at snapgear.com
Tue Oct 15 05:26:28 UTC 2002
Jivin Erik Andersen lays it down ...
> 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.
I had a go at it quite a while back and almost got some of it going on uClinux.
If anyone wants a copy I still have it. It isn't an easy task.
The minix shell from the uClinux-dist is the way to go for simple scripting
David McCullough: Ph: +61 7 3435 2815 http://www.SnapGear.com
davidm at snapgear.com Fx: +61 7 3891 3630 Custom Embedded Solutions + Security
More information about the uClibc