[re]Bug in busybox base applet?

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Sat Sep 3 02:20:00 UTC 2005


On Friday 02 September 2005 11:53, Erik Andersen wrote:
> Other current uses for an arbitrary $0 include modular packaging
> systems, such the ipk as currently provided by the openembedded
> project, where they package up N separate, self-contained busybox
> executable packages.  Each package contains a busybox binary
> built containing a subset of busybox's applets, along with the
> set of symlinks needed to utilize the provided group of applets.

Alright, I'll take a whack at implementing the "busybox as prefix" way of 
triggering this behavior.  I may want to clean up some of that code along the 
way.  (The main->run_applet_by_name->busybox_main tangle is a bit incestuous, 
isn't it?)

Rob



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