Subject: Re: BusyBox - something comparable under NetBSD?
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/2003 22:58:20
On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 11:56:48AM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
| On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Michael Kukat wrote:
| > through the Linux@dbox2-project, i found the BusyBox project
| > (http://www.busybox.net/), which is a quite nice all-in-one-binary
| > providing all the important shell tools by not consuming too much
| > memory. Intended for embedded purposes, this is file for putting
| > it besides a kernel and not too much stuff into a flash ROM.
| > I just tried to get this compiled under NetBSD, as i want to try
| > around a bit with using NetBSD for embedded purposes, but even
| > after some changes, it doesn't seem to be portable without high
| > efforts. So just a simple question:
| > Is there something comparable in OpenSource, which compiles under
| The closest thing that springs to mind would be the 'distrib'
| images used for installation. They use crunchgen to produce the
| same multi-call binary approach as busybox, and in many cases
| have conditional compilation options to reduce space.
Or /rescue ...