Subject: Re: Looking ahead
To: Allen Briggs <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 06/05/2007 10:51:26
On Tue, 5 Jun 2007 10:25:41 -0400
Allen Briggs <> wrote:

> > * most of the base system tools as installable packages
> Why, specifically?  I wonder if this is similar to or different
> from the "build to image" functionality I mentioned.  The idea
> there is that you would have some kind of configuration tied to
> the source tree and you would build a complete "firmware" image
> directly.

I'm not sure what you mean by "build to image", but for me, finishing
syspkg would help a lot on the regular system as well as for embedded

		--Steve Bellovin,