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On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 12:04:35PM -0700, AJ Armstrong wrote:
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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/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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