[PATCH v2 6/7] coreutils: Import from packages feed

Thibaut VARÈNE varenet at zigoo.net
Sat Jan 7 07:25:10 PST 2023

> Le 7 janv. 2023 à 15:06, Christian Marangi <ansuelsmth at gmail.com> a écrit :
> On Fri, Jan 06, 2023 at 11:49:44PM -0800, Brian Norris wrote:
>> I need to express a per-target dependency on the 'base64' utility, and
>> that's seemingly impossible to do for busybox. Pull in coreutils to make
>> that easier.
>> Signed-off-by: Brian Norris <computersforpeace at gmail.com>
> We still need to think of a correct solution for this... coreutils is an
> option but wonder if a better one is openssl... Actually we have a small
> tool to handle specific decryption of some stuff... Wonder if that can
> be expanded for this task and just use wolfssl or openssl api to decode
> base64 stuff?

Using one or the other would impose (i.e. (en)force) that SSL library on this particular target. Do we want this, especially considering the ongoing conversation about mbedTLS?

Also pulling an entire SSL implementation just to decode base64 seems a tad overkill too.


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