On Friday 02 of January 2009, Rob Landley wrote: > Before 2.6.25 (specifically git bdc807871d58285737d50dc6163d0feb72cb0dc2 ) > building a Linux kernel never required perl to be installed on the build > system. (Various development and debugging scripts were written in perl > and python and such, but they weren't involved in actually building a > kernel.) Building a kernel before 2.6.25 could be done with a minimal > system built from gcc, binutils, bash, make, busybox, uClibc, and the Linux > kernel, and nothing else.
And now bash is going to be required... while some distros don't need/have bash. /bin/sh should be enough. Heh, -- Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz PLD/Linux Team arekm / maven.pl http://ftp.pld-linux.org/ -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-embedded" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html