Subject: Re: adding a command to a boot floppy
To: Laine Stump <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/04/2000 07:20:44
On Sun, Sep 03, 2000 at 10:07:18PM -0400, Laine Stump wrote:
> I just tried adding /bin/expr to boot-tiny.fs. I added a line to
> ramdisk-tiny/list:
>     LINK	ramdiskbin			bin/expr
> and added expr to a line in ramdisk-tiny/ramdiskbin.conf:
>    progs bad144 cat chmod chown chroot cp dd df disklabel dump ed expr
> when I do make in that directory, I can see that it's doing "something"
> with expr.o, etc, but when I cd over to bootfloppy-tiny, make, and
> create a diskette from the resulting obj/boot-tiny.fs, it doesn't have
> the expr command, and even creating a link from one of the other
> commands to expr results in it printing a usage message for ramdiskbin
> when I run it.
> So what is the other change I'm missing?

Hm... did you make clean first? I'm not sure a configuration change will be
caught by the dependencies.