Joined: July 2004
||Posted: April 23 2008,17:10
I just compiled the latest wget and procps yesterday, using compile-3.3.5.uci + term.h and the ncurses headers from gcc1-with-libs. They'll be submitted as uci extensions soon, but I'm about to do coreutils and findutils and hopefully upload them all together.
The existing coreutils.uci was made long before /opt/bin was added to PATH. Even after it was added, though, I'd thought about this and decided to stick with the current arrangement for future releases. The /opt/bin directory is at the end of PATH, as you are apparently aware, so those files would not be used without removing the original symlinks (as you said). However, I don't personally like this idea for two reasons: it's simpler to just modify the PATH variable (The process is stated in the info file), and the directories containing the busybox symlinks may be read-only (as they almost always are on my system).
|To avoid path errors, it would be good if there were a loader script to move the busybox symlinks to /tmp and then move them back again on unloading (assuming the coreutils apps were linked to /opt/bin)|