[PATCH v2 6/7] coreutils: Import from packages feed
robimarko at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 13:41:09 PST 2023
On Sat, 7 Jan 2023 at 16:26, Thibaut VARÈNE <varenet at zigoo.net> wrote:
> > 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.
I agree on this one, forcing usage of OpenSSL isn't ideal, coreutils
is a better option for sure.
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