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Author: onefang
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] [OT] Re: Embedded devuan (was Re: Devuan with usr merge?)
On 2021-11-17 19:57:08, Steve Litt wrote:
> Florian Zieboll via Dng said on Wed, 17 Nov 2021 23:37:44 +0100
> >Inspired by earlier mails in the original "usr merge"-thread, an
> >experiment I had been thinking of for a sleepless night was installing
> >busybox in an initramfs. I suspect Steve facepalming, but be assured:
> >This is canceled now.
> I will never, ever, EVER facepalm over somebody doing DIY
> experimentation. Now, when you speak of initramfs or of busybox, you
> speak with authority. You've taken a step forward from the dwobes
> parroting the nonsense mouthed by others in their party.
> I was even hoping that with Busybox inside an initramfs, you'd have
> created an "initramfs lite" that's simple to understand, debug and use.
> In other words, I was hoping you'd prove me wrong :-). It has
> consistently been people doing what you did that caused me to change my
> mind.

Um, initramfs already uses busybox. Or it can, it's an option in

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