busybox don't have xargs applet

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Sun Oct 15 12:49:23 BST 2006

On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 09:30:52AM +0800, jacky wrote:
> I found that xargs has not been builded into busybox
> which was in alternate cd.
> xargs is a useful function for shell scripts. I
> suggest compile busybox whith xargs.

busybox is intentionally kept minimal; the installer can do without
xargs, so we don't include it. If a concrete installer application turns
up where xargs is a requirement, that may change, but not until then.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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