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To: AJ Armstrong <aja@g.o>
From: david@...
Subject: Re: base-layout lite
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 11:08:05 -0800
On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 12:04:35PM -0700, AJ Armstrong wrote:
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> On 2 Dec 2003 11:44, david@... emitted:
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> > ex: do we really need 500 lines of bash sourced so we can have colored
> > [ OK ]
> > I don't think this is really necessary.
> 
> Not only is it unnecessary, but I think it is _wrong_ if the code is running 
> in an embedded environment.  I think we should be starting with what is 
> absolutely required for a system to boot as the baselayout - no frills, no 
> pretification.  Those could perhaps be build as optional ebuilds that can be 
> emerged _after_ baselayout for those whose target platforms can support them.
> 

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

and the initscript takes care of the pid info in a very generic way...

just throwing out ideas.

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