changeset 1285:e5f98d48be15

Ever-fluffier FAQ.
author Rob Landley <>
date Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:37:04 -0600
parents 095c9652525e
children 5035607b3cda
files www/FAQ.html
diffstat 1 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/www/FAQ.html	Thu Nov 11 06:36:33 2010 -0600
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 to a run without host-tools can be instructive; that's the extra stuff
 ./configure is picking up out of the host environment.)</p>
+<p>If you'd like to use the command recording wrapper in another context
+(such as on the target system), do this:<p>
+[copy sources/toys/wrappy.c to the target]
+mkdir /home/wrappy
+gcc wrappy.c -o /home/wrappy/wrappy
+for i in $(cd /bin; ls); do ln -s wrappy /home/wrappy/$i; done
+for i in $(cd /sbin; ls); do ln -s wrappy /home/wrappy/$i; done
+export WRAPPY_LOGPATH=/home/wrap.log
+export OLDPATH="$PATH"
+PATH=/home/wrappy ./
 <hr /><a name=debug_test /><h2>Q: How do I run my own build snippets without editing the build scripts?</p></h2>
 <p>A: Use the more/ script</p>