"Lineo has announced the release of version 0.46 of BusyBox,
the popular "swiss army knife" utility suite for embedded Linux
systems. The update fixes several bugs, provides improved
portability kernel versions (2.0, 2.2, and 2.4), sports a
completely reworked 'grep' and 'sed', and provides several other
new features of value to emdedded system designers."
"BusyBox includes the functions of many common UNIX
utilities within a single small executable. It thereby
provides a fairly complete command environment for small or
embedded systems, allowing embedded system developers to minimize
hardware costs while maintaining a reasonable degree of
"BusyBox has been written with size-optimization and limited
resources in mind. The utility's modular architecture also makes it
practical to include or exclude specific commands or features at
compile time. Systems designers can thereby tune the functionality
to the requirements and resources of the specific embedded Linux
system. Then, just add a kernel and an editor."
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