How unstable is busybox "unstable"?

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at
Sun Jul 19 19:03:39 UTC 2020

On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 4:53 PM Tim Tassonis <stuff at> wrote:
> Hi all
> I just saw that busybox 1.32.0 is out, including the find "-empty"
> extension by Aaro Koskinen, which is a really great addition for me, in
> order to remove deeply-nested directory structures, when empty (kernel
> modules directory with no manual additions).
> I currently carry Aaro's patch on 1.31.1, but of course would not mind
> going with the newest release. Are there any known regressions or
> showstoppers for 1.32.0?

It's subjective.
Statistically, .0 version is more buggy than .1, .1 is more buggy than .2 etc

If you go and use a .0 release, you might be one of the people who help
make .1 more stable! ;) ;)

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