[klibc] initramfs howto

Andreas Jellinghaus aj at ciphirelabs.com
Wed Aug 10 06:11:40 PDT 2005

On Wednesday 10 August 2005 15:09, Daniel Thaler wrote:
> Heureka! An introduction that doesn't mention glibc at all:
> Klibc is a means to this end: Userspace programs need a C library.
> Klibc is a minimal C library, which contains the bare essentials needed for
> the programs that will perform the userspace set-up in future, so that
> people can keep their initramfs as small as possible.
> The klibc distribution also contains a number of utilities that are
> useful in an initramfs.


the last sentence could be even changed mention: essential.
as far as I know there is no alternative to run-init.c
(ok, except if you don't want to run a new init on a
new filesystem at all).


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