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3 <h2>Currently implemented commands:</h2>
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4 <p>
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5 basename, catv, chroot, count, df, dirname, dmesg, echo, false, hello, help,
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6 mkfifo, nc, netcat, oneit, patch, pwd, sh, sha1sum, sleep, sync, touch, toysh,
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7 true, tty, which, yes
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8 </p>
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10 <h2>News</h2>
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12 <p><b>January 2, 2008</b> - And <a href=downloads/toybox-0.0.4.tar.bz2>toybox-0.0.4.tar.bz2</a> is out.
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13 The new applets this time around include basename, chroot, dirname, dmesg,
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14 help, mkfifo, netcat, patch, sha1sum, touch, and tty.</p>
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16 <p>Note that this "touch" includes -l to set the length, which can truncate
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17 a file or create a commpletely sparse file, good for filesystem images.</p>
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19 <p>Expect the next release in about 6 months.</p>
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21 <p><b>December 12, 2007</b> - Updated the list of implemented applications,
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22 put up a <a href=todo.txt>todo list</a> and <a href=code.html>infrastructure
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23 documentation</a>. Expect another release towards the end of the month.</p>
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25 <p><b>June 18, 2007</b> - Put out
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26 <a href=downloads/toybox-0.0.3.tar.bz2>toybox-0.0.3.tar.bz2</a> since it's
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27 been too long since I did something like that. This one implements
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28 catv, count, df, echo, false, oneit, pwd, sleep, sync, toysh, true, which,
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29 and yes (which is what "make defconfig" enables). There are several other
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30 commands not enabled by defconfig, because they don't really work yet.</p>
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32 <p>Most of the general infrastructure's there now, although lots of tweaking
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33 and optimizing is still needed. The test suite is skeletal and not entirely
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34 checked in yet, but I'm working on that.</p>
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36 <p>I don't have nearly as much time to work on this as I'd like, but I'm making
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37 a little progress.</p>
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39 <p><b>January 31, 2007</b> -
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40 Toybox <a href=downloads/toybox-0.0.2.tar.bz2>0.0.2 release</a>.
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41 Implements count, yes, pwd, echo, bzcat, catv, oneit, and an unfinished
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42 skeleton of mke2fs. Adds argument parsing logic and bunzip code to library.
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43 Now configured with menuconfig. Adds "make baseline" and "make bloatcheck"
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44 using Matt Mackall's bloat-o-meter, and scripts/showasm.</p>
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46 <p>Screwing up the web page a bit, adding an index bar along the side
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47 which doesn't properly connect up to anything yet. (Busy implementing
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48 mke2fs and gene2fs.)</p>
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50 <p><b>October 30, 2006</b> -
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51 Toybox <a href=downloads/toybox-0.0.1.tar.bz2>0.0.1 release</a>. Implements
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52 df, a skeletal toysh, and some library functions. Proof of concept, really.</p>
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54 <p><b>September 7, 2006</b> -
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55 Project launched, first commit to mercurial archive.</p>
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