[uClibc]Re: awk replacement for initfini.pl
Rogelio M. Serrano Jr.
rogelio at quarq.info
Tue Oct 15 12:59:56 UTC 2002
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On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, David McCullough wrote:
> 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
> on uClinux,
I agree. It is small thats my main reason. It might be worthwhile to make
it capable of running configure scripts after all.
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