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Re: util-linux missing from build root



On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 16:50 +0200, Stepan Kasal wrote:
> Hi Ralf,
> 
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 03:52:30PM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > Instead of trying to cater each and everybody's demand I'd simply start
> > with standards, such as FHS/LSB and POSIX.
> 
> I did not mention POSIX, as I supposed that would imply too huge
> buildroot.  But your suggestion has made to look at this alternative
> more closely, and it actually looks very sane.
> 
> We have to remove the crazy things from POSIX, like sccs, and a few
> more (like "lp" which would bring cups, or "talk"), and that might
> work. 
No disagreement on this.

>  We would have to add a few small utilities which, though not
> standardized by POSIX, are widely supposed (fgrep, egrep, tar, cpio).
One detail: egrep is dead, deprecated and supposed not to be used
anymore ... for years (You might seen it on autoconf@)

Ralf




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