Commit 44335f05 authored by Tomi Leppänen's avatar Tomi Leppänen

Merge branch 'jb36423_jb36243_jb40843_b' into 'master'

Enable and package grep, find, xargs, diff, cmp

See merge request mer-core/busybox!3
parents cb5cc0b5 3dd0f35b

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List of the authors of code contained in BusyBox.
If you have code in BusyBox, you should be listed here. If you should be
listed, or the description of what you have done needs more detail, or is
incorrect, _please_ let me know.
Peter Willis <>
Emanuele Aina <>
Erik Andersen <>
Tons of new stuff, major rewrite of most of the
core apps, tons of new apps as noted in header files.
Lots of tedious effort writing these boring docs that
nobody is going to actually read.
Laurence Anderson <>
rpm2cpio, unzip, get_header_cpio, read_gz interface, rpm
Jeff Angielski <>
ftpput, ftpget
Enrik Berkhan <>
Jim Bauer <>
modprobe shell dependency
Edward Betts <>
expr, hostid, logname, whoami
John Beppu <>
du, nslookup, sort
David Brownell <>
Brian Candler <>
Randolph Chung <>
fbset, ping, hostname
Dave Cinege <>
more(v2), makedevs, dutmp, modularization, auto links file,
various fixes, Linux Router Project maintenance
Jordan Crouse <>
Magnus Damm <>
tftp client
insmod powerpc support
Larry Doolittle <>
pristine source directory compilation, lots of patches and fixes.
Glenn Engel <>
Gennady Feldman <>
Sysklogd (single threaded syslogd, IPC Circular buffer support,
logread), various fixes.
Robert Griebl <>
modprobe, hwclock, suid/sgid handling, tinylogin integration
many bugfixes and enhancements
Karl M. Hegbloom <>
cp_mv.c, the test suite, various fixes to utility.c, &c.
Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Matt Kraai <>
documentation, bugfixes, test suite
Rob Landley <>
Became busybox maintainer in 2006.
sed (major rewrite in 2003, and I now maintain the thing)
bunzip2 (complete from-scratch rewrite, then mjn3 optimized the result)
sort (more or less from scratch rewrite in 2004, I now maintain it)
mount (rewrite in 2005, I maintain the new one)
Stephan Linz <>
ipcalc, Red Hat equivalence
John Lombardo <>
Glenn McGrath <>
Common unarchiving code and unarchiving applets, ifupdown, ftpgetput,
nameif, sed, patch, fold, install, uudecode.
Various bugfixes, review and apply numerous patches.
Manuel Novoa III <>
cat, head, mkfifo, mknod, rmdir, sleep, tee, tty, uniq, usleep, wc, yes,
mesg, vconfig, nice, renice,
make_directory, parse_mode, dirname, mode_string,
get_last_path_component, simplify_path, and a number trivial libbb routines
also bug fixes, partial rewrites, and size optimizations in
ash, basename, cal, cmp, cp, df, du, echo, env, ln, logname, md5sum, mkdir,
mv, realpath, rm, sort, tail, touch, uname, watch, arith, human_readable,
interface, dutmp, ifconfig, route
Vladimir Oleynik <>
cmdedit; bb_mkdep, xargs(current), httpd(current);
ports: ash, crond, fdisk (initial, unmaintained now), inetd, stty, traceroute,
locale, various fixes
and irreconcilable critic of everything not perfect.
Bruce Perens <>
Original author of BusyBox in 1995, 1996. Some of his code can
still be found hiding here and there...
Rodney Radford <>
ipcs, ipcrm
Tim Riker <>
bug fixes, member of fan club
Kent Robotti <>
reset, tons and tons of bug reports and patches.
Chip Rosenthal <>, <>
wget - Contributed by permission of Covad Communications
Pavel Roskin <>
Lots of bugs fixes and patches.
Gyepi Sam <>
Remote logging feature for syslogd
Rob Sullivan <>
Linus Torvalds
mkswap, fsck.minix, mkfs.minix
Mark Whitley <>
grep, sed, cut, xargs(previous),
style-guide, new-applet-HOWTO, bug fixes, etc.
Charles P. Wright <>
gzip, mini-netcat(nc)
Enrique Zanardi <>
tarcat (since removed), loadkmap, various fixes, Debian maintenance
Tito Ragusa <>
devfsd and size optimizations in strings, openvt, chvt, deallocvt, hdparm,
fdformat, lsattr, chattr, id and eject.
Paul Fox <>
vi editing mode for ash, various other patches/fixes
Roberto A. Foglietta <>
port: dnsd
Bernhard Reutner-Fischer <>
Mike Frysinger <>
initial e2fsprogs, printenv, setarch, sum, misc
Jie Zhang <>
fixed two bugs in msh and hush (exitcode of killed processes)
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The BusyBox build process is similar to the Linux kernel build:
make menuconfig # This creates a file called ".config"
make # This creates the "busybox" executable
make install # or make CONFIG_PREFIX=/path/from/root install
The full list of configuration and install options is available by typing:
make help
Quick Start:
The easy way to try out BusyBox for the first time, without having to install
it, is to enable all features and then use "standalone shell" mode with a