List Archive: gentoo-embedded
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On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 13:05, david@... wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 02:05:54PM +0100, Vano D wrote:
> > I also hope to see a subproject of gentoo-embedded be tiny gentoo
> > installations as someone suggested before (i.e. using glibc) for use
> > with bootable cdroms, small installations (solid state discs) and
> > portage-dev-less installations. And why not also include the process of
> > a bootalbe cdrom also in the subproject? Although I am aware it gets a
> > bit off-topic.
It is off topic, but the stuff we do for embedded is applicable there.
I suppose it could end up as a subproject.
> For these embedded systems it would be nice if we had a
> baselayout-lite. I'm not convinced every init script for these tiny
> processors needs to source 300+ lines of bash functions to just
I agree with this. I'm not sure if it would be better to maintain our
own baselayout-lite, or if it would be better to try to make an option
for the current baselayout to make a tiny install. My instincts tell me
the former, but I don't think it would be too fun to maintain. :\
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