[PATCH] Hide sethostname() in unistd.h
Thu Jun 18 08:26:00 GMT 2015
On Jun 17 15:15, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 06/17/2015 02:57 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> > On Wed, 2015-06-17 at 22:25 +0200, Christian Franke wrote:
> >> Busybox does not use autoconf or similar. It requires manual platform
> >> specific configuration which does not yet support a missing
> >> sethostname(). After adding HAVE_SETHOSTNAME manually and some other
> >> minor additions, busybox (which many commands enabled) compiles and
> >> works reasonably.
> >> Would ITP make sense ?
> > TBH I'm not sure. Presuming you're discussing the single-executable
> > build (so as not to clobber coreutils etc.), there is still the question
> > of (not) matching the heavily-patched coreutils wrt .exe handling etc.
> > What do you think the use case would be?
> Portability testing is one thing - I often compare how
> bash/dash/zsh/mksh handle a shell construct, and adding busybox sh into
> the mix adds another perspective. But yeah, I don't see busybox
> becoming the default source of these apps, so much as an alternative
If it's called "busybox" and the package doesn't try to create shortcuts
/bin/sh -> /bin/busybox, etc, I don't see a problem to ITP it.
If those symlinks are required for busybox to work, they should be
encapsulated in their own subdir, something like /usr/libexec/busybox
or so. Users just need to set $PATH correctly then. Or maybe that
could be done by busybox as well.
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