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On Sun, 2003-12-07 at 09:59, Chris PeBenito wrote:
> I agree with this. I'm thinking that baselayout-lite would probably
> just have one init script, rc.sysinit or the like. There's not very
> many systems that would have/need additional runlevels. So a good place
> might be to extract stuff out of /sbin/rc, and other regular baselayout
> scripts and merge into one script.
> Solar has also suggested looking at the buildroot baselayout, but I have
> been bogged down by my classwork, so I haven't looked yet.
> > Well I'm not sure where to draw the line...
> > do we want to still have /var/run PID functionality for example ? Or should we
> > leave that up to the embedded user... it could most likely be
> > implemented in a few lines of bash.
> > or maybe some sort of busybox like funcitonality with symlinks... i.e.
> > /etc/init.d/busyinit
> > /etc/init.d/network -> /etc/init.d/busyinit
> This is another good idea :) Especially since busybox is most likely
> going to get heavy use. /var/run may or not be around; with something
> real simple, without the classic /etc/init.d services, it probably
> doesn't need to.
What are the chances of setting the long term goal of modularising the
current baselayout so that it's flexible enough to install on both a
minimal embedded environment, a headless box with serial ports (no
colourisations to screw up the output), and a full blown desktop box?
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