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Re: [alpine-devel] Alpine features and the future

From: William Pitcock <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:18:41 -0500


On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 6:45 AM, Tmp File <> wrote:
> When writing a script a few days ago I noticed BusyBox doesn't have 'paste' which is a pretty standard unix command.
> I wonder what else I'll find missing in the future...

If you need something added to BusyBox, just send us a patch for it.
Most likely we will be OK with adding it.

> My suggestions is to create a toybox-complement. It would install only the commands *not* present on busybox.
> Zero intersection.

That's interesting, but is there actually anything in toybox that
busybox does not also have?


Received on Thu Jun 22 2017 - 14:18:41 UTC