the “vi” built into busybox-1.16.1 on my Synology DiskStation DS213+ just fooled me

I was trying to find an occurrence of /lib/cpp in a log file, and I wanted to avoid using ‘/’ in a regexp, so I tried ‘lib.’ instead. But that didn’t match the obvious occurrence. I executed a “:set magic”; the command got accepted, but that still didn’t change its behaviour. Installed VIM, tried the… Continue reading the “vi” built into busybox-1.16.1 on my Synology DiskStation DS213+ just fooled me

First steps for Linux on iPhone with BusyBox

After I had read this article last weekend, I forwarded it to one of the engineers at my current customer’s company. That company is in an automotive niche market, and he had already spent work time on an attempt establishing Linux within one of their projects. Actually Linux is being employed in one of the… Continue reading First steps for Linux on iPhone with BusyBox