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Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2013 21:16:49 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Embedded distro

On Sun, Aug 04, 2013 at 05:57:50PM -0700, Kirk Terrell wrote:
> I tried the most recent version of busybox and had the same issue,
> and so I looked a little further:
> >excerpt from busybox networking/ifconfig.c
> ># include <net/if_slip.h>
> >#endif
> >
> >clfs-kanj:~/sources/musl-0.9.11/include/net$ ls
> >ethernet.h  if.h  if_arp.h  route.h
> >
> >clfs-kanj:~/sources/uClibc-0.9.31/include/net$ ls
> >ethernet.h  if_arp.h     if_ppp.h     if_slip.h   ppp_defs.h
> >if.h        if_packet.h  if_shaper.h  ppp-comp.h  route.h
> >
> >from sabatoge-master/KEEP/busybox.patch
> >
> >-# include <net/if_slip.h>
> >+# include <linux/if_slip.h>
> > #endif
> >
> To me it appears that uClibc is installing headers, that busybox
> expects to see,  that Musl does not install.  I am attempting to use
> Musl as far as possible as drop in replacement. I will update to a
> recent version of Busybox.

Ah, I've probably never tried enabling slip. We're talking about a
protocol that hasn't been used since the early 90s. :) I'll see if
someone can look into whether we could add such a header, though.


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