[Techtalk] detecting busybox

Miriam English mim at miriam-english.org
Tue Jan 10 22:43:31 UTC 2012

I've never looked at busybox's source. As I'm re-learning C (haven't 
used C in a couple of decades) it might be a good thing to look at.

Thanks Alison.

	- Miriam

Alison Chaiken wrote:
> "file /usr/bin/* | grep busy" is even simpler.
> busybox is my favorite code to read.   You know what all the functions
> in it do, some of them solve hard problems (e.g. "tail -f") and the
> code is clean and simple C, unlike the Linux kernel or glibc.
> Best wishes,
> Alison

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