[Buildroot] svn commit: trunk/buildroot/package/busybox
jacmet at uclibc.org
Fri Jun 27 14:07:07 UTC 2008
>>>>> "sjhill" == sjhill <sjhill at realitydiluted.com> writes:
[resent with stripped to: to please mailman
>> > Daniel> I use buildroot actively in my company and have kept up to
>> > Daniel> date pretty well. However we are still using busybox 188.8.131.52
>> And what's the reason for you doing this? Do you like huge .bss and just
>> don't want to benefit from the improvements that went into busybox
>> during the last years?
sjhill> Because some applets work in 184.108.40.206 that don't in newer
sjhill> versions, like telnetd for example.
Ohh, what's the problem? I don't use it myself, but openwrt afaik uses
it on 1.8.x
>> If there are regressions (something worked with 220.127.116.11 but fails with
>> 1.11.0) no matter if they are behavioural or size-regressions, then you
>> would be better off to report those to the busybox list.
sjhill> Some of us live in the real world where once we ship a
sjhill> product and start providing updates, it becomes cost
sjhill> prohibitive to requalify all the software on a platform to
sjhill> make sure everything still plays together.
So I guess you freeze your buildroot snapshot as well?
A missing 18.104.22.168 should only be a problem for people starting new
development and wanting to use 22.214.171.124 (which they shouldn't) - right?
>> >So you are still doing active development (E.G. buildroot stuff) on a
>> >project where you cannot change the busybox version?
>> > Daniel> So I vote for not removing just deprecating :-)
>> >Ok, anyone still using 1.6 .. 1.8?
sjhill> I vote for deprecating.
But this is bigger than just busybox ofcause - It also goes for all
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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