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authorGravatar Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>2006-01-19 21:22:37 +0000
committerGravatar Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>2006-01-19 21:22:37 +0000
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@@ -5,12 +5,12 @@ What is busybox:
BusyBox combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilities into a single
small executable. It provides minimalist replacements for most of the
- utilities you usually find in bzip2, coreutils, file, findutils, gawk, grep,
- inetutils, modutils, net-tools, procps, sed, shadow, sysklogd, sysvinit, tar,
- util-linux, and vim. The utilities in BusyBox often have fewer options than
- their full-featured cousins; however, the options that are included provide
- the expected functionality and behave very much like their larger
- counterparts.
+ utilities you usually find in bzip2, coreutils, e2fsprogs, file, findutils,
+ gawk, grep, inetutils, less, modutils, net-tools, procps, sed, shadow,
+ sysklogd, sysvinit, tar, util-linux, and vim. The utilities in BusyBox
+ often have fewer options than their full-featured cousins; however, the
+ options that are included provide the expected functionality and behave
+ very much like their larger counterparts.
BusyBox has been written with size-optimization and limited resources in
mind, both to produce small binaries and to reduce run-time memory usage.
@@ -50,9 +50,10 @@ Using busybox:
The build automatically generates a file "busybox.links", which is used by
'make install' to create symlinks to the BusyBox binary for all compiled in
- commands. Use the PREFIX environment variable to specify where to install
- the busybox binary and symlink forest. (i.e., 'make PREFIX=/tmp/foo install',
- or 'make PREFIX=/tmp/foo install-hardlinks' if you prefer hard links.)
+ commands. This uses the PREFIX environment variable to specify where to
+ install, and installs hardlinks or symlinks depending on the configuration
+ preferences. (You can also manually run the install script at
+ "applets/install.sh").
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