changeset 1176:9ccb7c975a5e draft

The README trailed off into unfinished confusion at the end, fix up the obvious parts.
author Rob Landley <>
date Wed, 01 Jan 2014 13:24:03 -0600
parents 0e1b95219311
children 6083bc6005a2
files README
diffstat 1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/README	Tue Dec 31 09:01:32 2013 -0600
+++ b/README	Wed Jan 01 13:24:03 2014 -0600
@@ -71,18 +71,15 @@
 together (toybox has been tested with musl, uClibc, and glibc, on Android
 systems musl is recommended).</p>
-<p>The C library is part of a "toolchain", which is an integrated suite
+The C library is part of a "toolchain", which is an integrated suite
 of compiler, assembler, and linker, plus the standard headers and libraries
-necessary to build C programs.</p>
+necessary to build C programs.
- Static linking (with the --static option)
-copies the shared library contents into the program, resulting in
-larger but more portable programs. Dynamically linked programs (the default)
-Otherwise, the
-"dynamically" linked programs require the
-library to be present on the target system ("man ldd" and "man" for
-details) statically linked programs do not.</p>
+Static linking (with the --static option) copies the shared library contents
+into the program, resulting in larger but more portable programs, which
+can run even if they'rr the only file in the filesystem. Otherwise,
+the "dynamically" linked programs require the library files to be present on
+the target system ("man ldd" and "man" for details).
 Toybox is not a kernel, it needs Linux to drive the hardware.