[crux-devel] ANN: CRUX 2.5-test2

Clemens Koller clemens.ml at gmx.net
Sat Nov 1 18:13:02 UTC 2008


Hi, Juergen!

>>>> 1) Does it make sense to include unsquashfs with the CRUX CD?
>>> Hmm, not sure what you mean. A squashfs package on the iso or the  
>>> unsquashfs as part of the binaries available after booting the iso? 
>> I think I need unsquashfs as part of the binaries available after booting
>> the iso. It would be also possible to unpack the squashfs-tools package
>> when it's included on the CD but that would need an additional step.
>>
>>> In both cases it dosn't solve your problem IMO, because you either  
>>> need unsuashfs to access the iso, or a running crux system to install  
>>> the package. Or do I miss something?
>> Propably. :-)
> 
> Now I got it. Currently all executable binaries are packed in 
> crux.squashfs and therefore not available via loop-mount of the iso. 
> But it shouldn't be a problem to put the 50k unsquashfs somewhere 
> else on the iso :) Maybe a new subdir /bin or something similar.

Yes, that sounds good. A /bin/unsquashfs would do the job for me.
Can you please include that for the next release?
Thanks!

Regards,

Clemens



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