source: MondoRescue/branches/stable/mindi-busybox/archival/ @ 1770

Last change on this file since 1770 was 1770, checked in by Bruno Cornec, 13 years ago
  • Better output for mindi-busybox revision
  • Remove dummy file created on NFS - report from Arnaud Tiger <>
  • strace useful for debug
  • fix new versions for pb (2.0.0 for mindi and 1.7.2 for mindi-busybox)
  • fix build process for mindi-busybox + options used in that version (dd for label-partitions-as-necessary)
  • fix typo in label-partitions-as-necessary which doesn't seem to work
  • Update to busybox 1.7.2
  • perl is now required at restore time to support uuid swap partitions (and will be used for many other thigs

in the future for sure)

  • next mindi version will be 2.0.0 due to all the changes made in it (udev may break working distros)
  • small optimization in mindi on keyboard handling (one single find instead of multiple)
  • better interaction for USB device when launching mindi manually
  • attempt to automatically guess block disk size for ramdisk
  • fix typos in bkphw
  • Fix the remaining problem with UUID support for swap partitions
  • Updates mondoarchive man page for USB support
  • Adds preliminary Hardware support to mindi (Proliant SSSTK)
  • Tries to add udev support also for rhel4
  • Fix UUID support which was still broken.
  • Be conservative in test for the start-nfs script
  • Update config file for mindi-busybox for 1.7.2 migration
  • Try to run around a busybox bug (1.2.2 pb on inexistant links)
  • Add build content for mindi-busybox in pb
  • Remove distributions content for mindi-busybox
  • Fix a warning on inexistant raidtab
  • Solve problem on tmpfs in restore init (Problem of inexistant symlink and busybox)
  • Create MONDO_CACHE and use it everywhere + creation at start
  • Really never try to eject a USB device
  • Fix a issue with &> usage (replaced with 1> and 2>)
  • Adds magic file to depllist in order to have file working + ldd which helps for debugging issues
  • tty modes correct to avoid sh error messages
  • Use ext3 normally and not ext2 instead
  • USB device should be corrected after reading (take 1st part)
  • Adds a mount_USB_here function derived from mount_CDROM_here
  • usb detection place before /dev detection in device name at restore time
  • Fix when restoring from USB: media is asked in interactive mode
  • Adds USB support for mondorestore
  • mount_cdrom => mount_media
  • elilo.efi is now searched throughout /boot/efi and not in a fixed place as there is no standard
  • untar-and-softlink => untar (+ interface change)
  • suppress useless softlinks creation/removal in boot process
  • avoids udevd messages on groups
  • Increase # of disks to 99 as in mindi at restore time (should be a conf file parameter)
  • skip existing big file creation
  • seems to work correctly for USB mindi boot
  • Adds group and tty link to udev conf
  • Always load usb-torage (even 2.6) to initiate USB bus discovery
  • Better printing of messages
  • Attempt to fix a bug in supporting OpenSusE 10.3 kernel for initramfs (mindi may now use multiple regex for kernel initrd detection)
  • Links were not correctly done as non relative for modules in mindi
  • exclusion of modules denied now works
  • Also create modules in their ordinary place, so that classical modprobe works + copy modules.dep
  • Fix bugs for DENY_MODS handling
  • Add device /dev/console for udev
  • ide-generic should now really be excluded
  • Fix a bug in major number for tty
  • If udev then adds modprobe/insmod to rootfs
  • tty0 is also cretaed with udev
  • ide-generic put rather in DENY_MODS
  • udevd remove from deplist s handled in mindi directly
  • better default for mindi when using --usb
  • Handles dynamically linked busybox (in case we want to use it soon ;-)
  • Adds fixed devices to create for udev
  • ide-generic should not be part of the initrd when using libata v2
  • support a dynamically linked udev (case on Ubuntu 7.10 and Mandriva 2008.0 so should be quite generic) This will give incitation to move to dyn. linked binaries in the initrd which will help for other tasks (ia6 4)
  • Improvement in udev support (do not use cl options not available in busybox)
  • Udev in mindi
    • auto creation of the right links at boot time with udev-links.conf(from Mandriva 2008.0)
    • rework startup of udev as current makes kernel crash (from Mandriva 2008.0)
    • add support for 64 bits udev
  • Try to render MyInsmod? silent at boot time
  • Adds udev support (mandatory for newest distributions to avoid remapping of devices in a different way as on the original system)
  • We also need vaft format support for USB boot
  • Adds libusual support (Ubuntu 7.10 needs it for USB)
  • Improve Ubuntu/Debian? keyboard detection and support
  • pbinit adapted to new pb (0.8.10). Filtering of docs done in it
  • Suppress some mondo warnings and errors on USB again
  • Tries to fix lack of files in deb mindi package
  • Verify should now work for USB devices
  • More log/mesages improvement for USB support
  • - Supress g_erase_tmpdir_and_scratchdir
  • Improve some log messages for USB support
  • Try to improve install in mindi to avoid issues with isolinux.cfg not installed vene if in the pkg :-(
  • Improve mindi-busybox build
  • In conformity with pb 0.8.9
  • Add support for Ubuntu 7.10 in build process
  • Add USB Key button to Menu UI (CD streamer removed)
  • Attempt to fix error messages on tmp/scratch files at the end by removing those dir at the latest possible.
  • Fix a bug linked to the size of the -E param which could be used (Arnaud Tiger/René? Ribaud).
  • Integrate ~/.pbrc content into mondorescue.pb (required project-builder >= 0.8.7)
  • Put mondorescue in conformity with new pb filtering rules
  • Add USB support at restore time (no test done yet). New start-usb script PB varibale added where useful
  • Unmounting USB device before removal of temporary scratchdir
  • Stil refining USB copy back to mondo (one command was not executed)
  • No need to have the image subdor in the csratchdir when USB.
  • umount the USB partition before attempting to use it
  • Remove useless copy from mindi to mondo at end of USB handling

(risky merge, we are raising the limits of 2 diverging branches. The status of stable is not completely sure as such. Will need lots of tests, but it's not yet done :-()
(merge -r1692:1769 $SVN_M/branches/2.2.5)

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2# For a description of the syntax of this configuration file,
3# see scripts/kbuild/config-language.txt.
6menu "Archival Utilities"
8config AR
9    bool "ar"
10    default n
11    help
12      ar is an archival utility program used to create, modify, and
13      extract contents from archives.  An archive is a single file holding
14      a collection of other files in a structure that makes it possible to
15      retrieve the original individual files (called archive members).
16      The original files' contents, mode (permissions), timestamp, owner,
17      and group are preserved in the archive, and can be restored on
18      extraction.
20      The stored filename is limited to 15 characters. (for more information
21      see long filename support).
22      ar has 60 bytes of overheads for every stored file.
24      This implementation of ar can extract archives, it cannot create or
25      modify them.
26      On an x86 system, the ar applet adds about 1K.
28      Unless you have a specific application which requires ar, you should
29      probably say N here.
32    bool "Enable support for long filenames (not need for debs)"
33    default n
34    depends on AR
35    help
36      By default the ar format can only store the first 15 characters of the
37      filename, this option removes that limitation.
38      It supports the GNU ar long filename method which moves multiple long
39      filenames into a the data section of a new ar entry.
41config BUNZIP2
42    bool "bunzip2"
43    default n
44    help
45      bunzip2 is a compression utility using the Burrows-Wheeler block
46      sorting text compression algorithm, and Huffman coding.  Compression
47      is generally considerably better than that achieved by more
48      conventional LZ77/LZ78-based compressors, and approaches the
49      performance of the PPM family of statistical compressors.
51      The BusyBox bunzip2 applet is limited to de-compression only.
52      On an x86 system, this applet adds about 11K.
54      Unless you have a specific application which requires bunzip2, you
55      should probably say N here.
57config CPIO
58    bool "cpio"
59    default n
60    help
61      cpio is an archival utility program used to create, modify, and extract
62      contents from archives.
63      cpio has 110 bytes of overheads for every stored file.
65      This implementation of cpio can extract cpio archives created in the
66      "newc" or "crc" format, it cannot create or modify them.
68      Unless you have a specific application which requires cpio, you should
69      probably say N here.
71config DPKG
72    bool "dpkg"
73    default n
74    help
75      dpkg is a medium-level tool to install, build, remove and manage Debian packages.
77      This implementation of dpkg has a number of limitations, you should use the
78      official dpkg if possible.
80config DPKG_DEB
81    bool "dpkg_deb"
82    default n
83    help
84      dpkg-deb packs, unpacks and provides information about Debian archives.
86      This implementation of dpkg-deb cannot pack archives.
88      Unless you have a specific application which requires dpkg-deb, you should
89      probably say N here.
92    bool "extract only (-x)"
93    default n
94    depends on DPKG_DEB
95    help
96      This reduces dpkg-deb to the equivalent of "ar -p <deb> data.tar.gz | tar -zx".
97      However it saves space as none of the extra dpkg-deb, ar or tar options are
98      needed, they are linked to internally.
100config GUNZIP
101    bool "gunzip"
102    default n
103    help
104      gunzip is used to decompress archives created by gzip.
105      You can use the `-t' option to test the integrity of
106      an archive, without decompressing it.
109    bool "Uncompress support"
110    default n
111    depends on GUNZIP
112    help
113      Enable if you want gunzip to have the ability to decompress
114      archives created by the program compress (not much
115      used anymore).
117config GZIP
118    bool "gzip"
119    default n
120    help
121      gzip is used to compress files.
122      It's probably the most widely used UNIX compression program.
124config RPM2CPIO
125    bool "rpm2cpio"
126    default n
127    help
128      Converts an RPM file into a CPIO archive.
130config RPM
131    bool "rpm"
132    default n
133    help
134      Mini RPM applet - queries and extracts RPM packages.
136config FEATURE_RPM_BZ2
137    bool "Enable handling of rpms with bzip2-compressed data inside"
138    default n
139    depends on RPM
140    help
141      Enable handling of rpms with bzip2-compressed data inside.
143config TAR
144    bool "tar"
145    default n
146    help
147      tar is an archiving program. It's commonly used with gzip to
148      create compressed archives. It's probably the most widely used
149      UNIX archive program.
152    bool "Enable archive creation"
153    default y
154    depends on TAR
155    help
156      If you enable this option you'll be able to create
157      tar archives using the `-c' option.
160    bool "Enable -j option to handle .tar.bz2 files"
161    default n
162    depends on TAR
163    help
164      If you enable this option you'll be able to extract
165      archives compressed with bzip2.
168    bool "Enable -a option to handle .tar.lzma files"
169    default n
170    depends on TAR
171    help
172      If you enable this option you'll be able to extract
173      archives compressed with lzma.
176    bool "Enable -X (exclude from) and -T (include from) options)"
177    default n
178    depends on TAR
179    help
180      If you enable this option you'll be able to specify
181      a list of files to include or exclude from an archive.
184    bool "Enable -z option"
185    default y
186    depends on TAR
187    help
188      If you enable this option tar will be able to call gzip,
189      when creating or extracting tar gziped archives.
192    bool "Enable -Z option"
193    default n
194    depends on TAR
195    help
196      If you enable this option tar will be able to call uncompress,
197      when extracting .tar.Z archives.
200    bool "Enable support for old tar header format"
201    default N
202    depends on TAR
203    help
204      This option is required to unpack archives created in
205      the old GNU format; help to kill this old format by
206      repacking your ancient archives with the new format.
209    bool "Enable untarring of tarballs with checksums produced by buggy Sun tar"
210    default N
211    depends on TAR
212    help
213      This option is required to unpack archives created by some old
214      version of Sun's tar (it was calculating checksum using signed arithmetic).
215      It is said to be fixed in newer Sun tar, but "old" tarballs still exist.
218    bool "Enable support for some GNU tar extensions"
219    default y
220    depends on TAR
221    help
222      With this option busybox supports GNU long filenames and
223      linknames.
226    bool "Enable long options"
227    default n
228    depends on TAR && GETOPT_LONG
229    help
230        Enable use of long options, increases size by about 400 Bytes
232config UNCOMPRESS
233    bool "uncompress"
234    default n
235    help
236      uncompress is used to decompress archives created by compress.
237      Not much used anymore, replaced by gzip/gunzip.
239config UNLZMA
240    bool "unlzma"
241    default n
242    help
243      unlzma is a compression utility using the Lempel-Ziv-Markov chain
244      compression algorithm, and range coding.  Compression
245      is generally considerably better than that achieved by the bzip2
246      compressors.
248      The BusyBox unlzma applet is limited to de-compression only.
249      On an x86 system, this applet adds about 4K.
251      Unless you have a specific application which requires unlzma, you
252      should probably say N here.
255    bool "Optimze unlzma for speed"
256    default n
257    depends on UNLZMA
258    help
259      This option reduces decompression time by about 33% at the cost of
260      a 2K bigger binary.
262config UNZIP
263    bool "unzip"
264    default n
265    help
266      unzip will list or extract files from a ZIP archive,
267      commonly found on DOS/WIN systems. The default behavior
268      (with no options) is to extract the archive into the
269      current directory. Use the `-d' option to extract to a
270      directory of your choice.
272comment "Common options for cpio and tar"
273    depends on CPIO || TAR
276    bool "Enable tape drive support"
277    default n
278    depends on CPIO || TAR
279    help
280      I don't think this is needed anymore.
282comment "Common options for dpkg and dpkg_deb"
283    depends on DPKG || DPKG_DEB
286    bool "gzip debian packages (normal)"
287    default y if DPKG || DPKG_DEB
288    depends on DPKG || DPKG_DEB
289    help
290      This is the default compression method inside the debian ar file.
292      If you want compatibility with standard .deb's you should say yes here.
295    bool "bzip2 debian packages"
296    default n
297    depends on DPKG || DPKG_DEB
298    help
299      This allows dpkg and dpkg-deb to extract deb's that are compressed internally
300      with bzip2 instead of gzip.
302      You only want this if you are creating your own custom debian packages that
303      use an internal control.tar.bz2 or data.tar.bz2.
306    bool "lzma debian packages"
307    default n
308    depends on DPKG || DPKG_DEB
309    help
310      This allows dpkg and dpkg-deb to extract deb's that are compressed
311      internally with lzma instead of gzip.
313      You only want this if you are creating your own custom debian
314      packages that use an internal control.tar.lzma or data.tar.lzma.
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