FUSE, pthread and dl

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Sat Jun 19 20:02:46 UTC 2010

On Monday 14 June 2010 16:47, Jörg Faschingbauer wrote:
> Hi,
> in an attempt to build FUSE into Busybox (*) 

What do you mean by "build FUSE into Busybox"?

> I was wondering what was 
> the proper way to add pthread and dl which are needed by FUSE.
> I know that both of them are something that people might not want to
> link against; but anyway, this is just a quick walk-through to see if I
> can get it to work at all. (It would be nice if FUSE had a configure
> option to disable multithreading and dynamic loading, but sadly there
> isn't one.)
> (*) I used to use aufs (http://aufs.sourceforge.net) to stack multiple
> sparse root hierarchies together to form a functional root filesystem,
> into which I boot when all the mounting is done. Aufs involves patching
> the kernel alot which I don't like, and which is why I want to move over
> to unionfs-fuse in the long term (performance is not so much of an
> issue). The attempt to build both FUSE and unionfs-fuse into Busybox is
> the first approach because Busybox and a few scripts on top of it is all
> I need in initramfs. And I can't wait for union mounts to make it into
> the kernel.


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