[Toybox] toybox - beastiebox - sbase

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Wed Nov 16 21:05:30 PST 2011

On 11/16/2011 09:54 AM, Jens Staal wrote:
> On 11/16/11 15:31, Rob Landley wrote:
>> On 11/15/2011 05:11 AM, Jens Staal wrote:
>>> Now with the relicensing to BSD rather than aiming for a merge with
>>> busybox,
>> I note that the BSD license doesn't prevent busybox from using my code,
>> not that they were before without a crowbar and some handholding...
>>> would it be interesting to pull in some code from similar
>>> projects like beastiebox (http://beastiebox.sourceforge.net/) or sbase
>>> (http://hg.suckless.org/sbase/)?
>> Maybe?  This is the first I've heard of either one.  (Does the second
>> have a web page?)
> I think it is a hobby project by one in the suckless.org community.
> The closest to a webpage would probably be following the mailing list
> thread starting from this message:
> http://lists.suckless.org/dev/1105/8031.html

  So, in a glorious demonstration of NIH syndrome, let's make our own!

Can't argue with that...

> About the Android toolbox: That sounds very interesting! I have been
> playing with trying to get the bionic libc to work on normal linux with
> rather disappointing results up until now. I did however just find this
> github mirror of Android where the different parts seem nicely sepparated.
> https://github.com/android/
> so I might try to build bionic again using that repo.

Let me know if you make any progress, I should try building my thing
against bionic and see what happens...

> I do not see the "toolbox" in any of the repos. I have not been looking
> that much however, but would be interesting to check it out.

I got a copy of the code emailed to me.  It's... sad.



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