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Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 22:43:17 +0200
From: Daniel Cegiełka <>
Subject: Re: [Vision for new platform] syslog, sed, cron

2012/8/22 Rich Felker <>:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 07:31:49PM +0200, Daniel Cegiełka wrote:

>> Unfortunately, even with minised I can't build packages such as
>> e2fsprogs, findutils or find etc.
>> from my find's build.log:
>> checking whether gcc and cc understand -c and -o together... yes
>> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
>> checking whether ln -s works... yes
>> checking for a sed that does not truncate output... configure: error:
>> no acceptable sed could be found in $PATH
> What does "truncate output" mean? Are they trying to process data with
> embedded nuls? Or just really long lines?

I don't know.. but I found in bb's sed code:

	/* Lie to autoconf when it starts asking stupid questions. */
	if (argv[1] && strcmp(argv[1], "--version") == 0) {
		puts("This is not GNU sed version 4.0");
		return 0;


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