[Toybox] Request to review a toybox patch (mdev)

Eduardas Meile eduardas.m at fods.com
Wed Aug 8 23:39:48 PDT 2018

On 2018.08.08 17:43, Rob Landley wrote:
> On 08/06/2018 10:15 AM, Eduardas Meile wrote:
>> To clarify what the patch is
>> for, I must tell you that me and Faustas wished to replace busybox with toybox
>> for our dayjob Yocto-based embedded Linux distribution. We found all of the
>> currently provided functionality in toybox 0.7.7 sufficient for that except for
>> mdev.
> Cool. What are you using for a shell? (That and route are the big blockers for
> me in mkroot.)

We are using the MirBSD Korn Shell (mksh) because it has a permissive 
license and is also what Android uses. The shell scripts in use are 
quite simple and are checked to avoid bashisms with shellcheck. It 
worked out quite well for us so far.

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