[Buildroot] Does the kexec package buildroot-2009.05 for i386?
jacmet at uclibc.org
Sun Aug 30 05:49:51 UTC 2009
>>>>> "Bill" == Bill Bogstad <bogstad at pobox.com> writes:
Bill> Finally, I would quibble with your statement about Ubuntu being
Bill> perfectly supported as well. Having to make such a fundamental
Bill> change to a core program of the system in order to get it to work
Bill> correctly seems a little much. In any case, it looks like the
Bill> top level Makefile already handles things if /bin/sh isn't bash.
Bill> It may be that some parts of buildroot don't make use of SHELL
Bill> properly, but that would seem to be a bug rather then a
Bill> dependency. The actual dependency is that bash be installed on
Bill> the system somewhere.
Exactly. The buildroot makefiles should work just fine with dash as
/bin/sh, but the build system of some of the packages (which doesn't use
the SHELL setting) might not.
This is ofcourse a bug in those upstream packages, but there's a chance
some have hit (as most people have/had bash as /bin/sh).
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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