Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#15 new enhancement

make profile for super-light-weight system

Reported by: jrollins Owned by: dkg
Priority: minor Component: debirf
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Description

maybe we should add a busybox plugin that will install busybox and purge all packages that busybox can handle. i notice that busybox appears to be installed by default now.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by jrollins

  • Summary changed from busybox plugin to make busybox plugin

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by dkg

The problem with this is that busybox's implementations of standard utilities are severely limited in a number of ways

It would be good to make an implementation like this, but mainly because of the small size. Perhaps you'd only need busybox, its dependent libraries, the modules associated with the kernel of choice, module-init-tools, aptitude, and iproute. That might be enough to be a tiny system that could then be bootstrapped to whatever you want, but i'm not sure.

It would be pretty far from a full-fledged debian system, though.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by jrollins

  • Summary changed from make busybox plugin to make profile for super-light-weight system

Yea, this is only a suggestion for making a super light-weight system. in fact, i think i'll change the title of this ticket to reflect that.

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