[Buildroot] base busybox version for buildroot?

Marc Lindahl marc at bowery.com
Tue Aug 1 00:15:25 UTC 2006

On Jul 31, 2006, at 8:12 PM, Rob Landley wrote:

> On Thursday 27 July 2006 2:37 pm, Erik Andersen wrote:
>> On Thu Jul 27, 2006 at 09:44:42AM -0400, Drew Cohan wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Is the base busybox version for buildroot is now 1.2.0, instead of
>>> 1.1.3?  Is there a buildroot config somewhere that determines which
>>> version of busybox is used, or is it just based on the date of the
>>> buildroot package (builds after 30 June 2006 use busybox 1.2.0)?
>>> There seems to have been a file size change recently, just curious
>>> what that might have been:
>>> buildroot-20060710.t..> 10-Jul-2006 00:17  3.8M
>>> buildroot-20060711.t..> 11-Jul-2006 00:17  4.3M
>> It probably makes sense at this point to have configurable
>> busybox versions (as with gcc and binuitls) with a specific
>> default config for each.
> I still think the latest release version is all you need, but what do I
> know? :)

If you're building an embedded system you definitely want control over 
the version... so you can freeze it once everything works, and ship it! 

just my $0.002


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