Bug in busybox base applet?
vda at ilport.com.ua
Wed Aug 31 10:23:41 UTC 2005
On Wednesday 31 August 2005 10:22, Rob Landley wrote:
> If you create a symlink "sort" and point it at busybox, but you haven't
> compiled the sort applet into busybox, busybox falls back to being busybox
> and treating the first argument at the name of the applet to run.
> This means "./sort file" gives you an error message "file: applet not found"
> which is confusing.
Yay, this is dangerous.
Hmm... the fix may be this: "busybox applet [params]" syntax must work only
if argv is "busybox", otherwise just print "busybox: could not figure out
which applet you wanted to run".
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