Subject: Re: tools infinite loop
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Cliff Wright <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/27/2006 11:23:09
On Thu, 27 Apr 2006 11:05:12 -0700 (PDT)
"Jeremy C. Reed" <> wrote:

> Tell us about your BusyBox /bin/sh shell. Does it have echo builtin?
> Maybe the pkgsrc tools framework should not create a wrapper unless the 
> tool has a full path.
> Do you also have the problem for [, false, test and true?

BusyBox uses the ash shell for sh. It has very limited builtin commands.
echo is not builtin, or [, false etc, which do give the same infinite
loop problem.