Re: [dev][ubase] Implement switch_root

From: sin <>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:34:16 +0100

On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 02:10:51PM +0200, FRIGN wrote:
> Good day,
> sometimes, you depend on an initramfs to do stuff for you before
> the rootfs is available.
> Busybox has become the standard for "all your initramfs needs", but
> tbh, I hate working with it.
> Statically linking sbase and ubase and choosing the tools you need for
> the job almost solves the problem, but the lack of switch_root, which
> almost every initramfs depends on, forces you to use busybox (because
> util-linux doesn't link statically).
> Now, I would've already sent in a patch, but I am pretty sure somebody
> here already hacked it together before. So, to save my time, I better
> ask now.

I am not aware of any such patches. Feel free to implement the tool
and send me a patch :)

Received on Sun Apr 13 2014 - 15:34:16 CEST

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