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authorGravatar Eric Andersen <andersen@codepoet.org>2001-01-27 09:33:39 +0000
committerGravatar Eric Andersen <andersen@codepoet.org>2001-01-27 09:33:39 +0000
commit8ec10a9483f937743cba51124b30540c9613fca8 (patch)
tree093a3a229710047fc5504b8e24a03a5da3ed9ff4 /README
parent90ca2848fdca2788a52daac51432e1077abc24f7 (diff)
Fix up copyright msgs. Bump version to 0.49 in preparation for0_49
a release. Update the website with release details. -Erik
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@@ -11,8 +11,9 @@ the expected functionality and behave very much like their GNU counterparts.
BusyBox has been written with size-optimization and limited resources in mind.
It is also extremely modular so you can easily include or exclude commands (or
features) at compile time. This makes it easy to customize your embedded
-systems. To create a working system, just add a kernel and an editor (such as
-e3 (http://www.sax.de/~adlibiti) or elvis-tiny).
+systems. To create a working system, just add /dev, a kernel, and an editor,
+such as nano, e3, or elvis-tiny. For a really minimal system, you can even use
+the busybox shell (not Bourne compatible, but very small and quite usable).
BusyBox was originally written to support the Debian Rescue/Install disks, but
it also makes an excellent environment for any small or embedded system.
@@ -27,7 +28,7 @@ After the build is complete, a busybox.links file is generated. This is
used by 'make install' to create symlinks to the busybox binary for all
compiled in functions. By default, 'make install' will place the symlink
forest into `pwd`/_install unless you have defined the PREFIX environment
-variable (i.e., make PREFIX="/tmp/foo" install)
+variable (i.e., 'make PREFIX=/tmp/foo install')