busybox port available (was Re: busybox and small scripting
languages on FreeBSD...)
rizzo at iet.unipi.it
Tue Aug 19 15:37:57 UTC 2008
replying to a thread of a couple of weeks ago...
I managed to build a reasonable subset of busybox (1.11.1)
on FreeBSD, you can find patches at
The linux-specific things (e.g. those relying on /proc or system
APIs that we don't have) clearly do not work, and I did not bother
trying to implement replacement for them.
But many userland commands do work and maybe they are useful to
have around in a small system.
A sample of the file sizes (the 'dec' column from the 'size' command):
overall, the binary in this configuration is around 330kb.
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