[Techtalk] detecting busybox
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.
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,
If you don't have any failures then you're not trying hard enough.
- Dr. Charles Elachi, director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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