Michal Moskal malekith at
Mon Mar 18 10:20:13 CET 2002

On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 07:33:34PM +0100, Tomasz Kłoczko wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Mar 2002, Michal Moskal wrote:
> > I made initrd subpackge in mdctl, linked against dietlibc. It is meant
> > to be build by default and put in distribution resources. I'm going to
> > hack lvm and raidtools, and commit shortly.
> > 
> > mdctl-init package contains just /sbin/initrd-mdctl.
> > 
> > I'm talking about it, since other packages linked with diet/uc are
> > simply done using changing %{__cc}. However, as these packages are going
> > to be of big usage (they will be required in near future by geninitrd
> > to generate initrd for raid/lvm systems properly), they cannot be built
> > using home-grown methods. Therefore we need dietlibc{-devel,-static,} on
> > builders.
> > 
> > A note about raid support in bsp -- it will be removed shortly (it
> > doesn't work anyway).
> > 
> > BTW: when hacking packages to built with uClibc/dietlibc, please remove
> > glibc-devel from chroot you're doing it in. It will ensure glibc is not
> > used (this was the case with slang).
> bsp is very specialized tool. The same initrd-mdctl. Both are used in the 
> same time .. on system startup. IMHO logical is prepare one tool with
> additional initrd-mdctl functionality. When ths functionality will be
> integrated in one tol it will be much easier prepare them without 
> hardcoding uClibc/dietlibc build dependencies (some neccessatry libc 
> funcionality can be even coded inside bsp source code).

I don't want to reinvent the wheel. However patches are welcome.

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