Diffstat (limited to 'Config.in')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 2 deletions
@@ -244,8 +244,13 @@ config FEATURE_PREFER_APPLETS
This is an experimental option which directs applets about to
call 'exec' to try and find an applicable busybox applet before
- searching the PATH. This may affect shell, find -exec, xargs and
- similar programs.
+ searching the PATH. This is typically done by exec'ing
+ This may affect shell, find -exec, xargs and similar applets.
+ They will use applets even if /bin/<applet> -> busybox link
+ is missing (or is not a link to busybox). However, this causes
+ problems in chroot jails without mounted /proc and with ps/top
+ (command name can be shown as 'exe' for applets started this way).
string "Path to BusyBox executable"