[BusyBox] [patch] new applet mountpoint

Bernhard Fischer rep.nop at aon.at
Fri Aug 19 10:07:53 UTC 2005

On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 11:40:57AM +0200, Rainer Weikusat wrote:
>Bernhard Fischer <rep.nop at aon.at> writes:
>> Attached patch adds a mountpoint(1) applet.
>> $ size miscutils/mountpoint.o
>>    text	   data	    bss	    dec	    hex	filename
>>     614	      0	      0	    614	    266	miscutils/mountpoint.o
>> It's relatively big but feature complete.
>> Ok?
>Given that busybox may eventually include an operating system kernel
>and a C library of its own :->, but will certainly never
>(substantially) work with a different kernel than Linux, why not
>        cut -d' ' -f2 /proc/mounts | grep -q "$1"
>plus a set of similar small shell functions that print the other
>information, insofar requested?

Well, so let's zap head and tail too?
head () { handle_args_with_dd_etc ; awk '{print $0;exit}' "$1" ; }
tail () { handle_args_with_dd_etc ; awk 'END{print $0;}' "$1" ; }

head is about a 60% of the size of mointpoint, tail is more than
three times bigger than mountpoint..

Then one could replace cut with a simple sed script and replace half of
at least coreutils by awk scripts ;)

Serious. If you do not want to use it but would accept it to be applied,
just don't build it, i'd say.


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