Release Notes

busybox-w32 version FRP-4784-g5507c8744 was released on 2022-11-09. It is no longer current. For other release notes see:

make applet

An experimental make applet has been added. This isn't currently available in upstream BusyBox.

It's based on public domain POSIX make, an implementation which strives to be POSIX compliant, though with many additional features. Some of the extensions are from a draft future POSIX standard and some are from GNU make.

The make applet doesn't support enough GNU make features to allow it to build BusyBox.

(GitHub issue #44)

Building on Microsoft Windows

It's now possible to use w64devkit on Windows to build busybox-w32.

w64devkit has a number of advantages over MSYS2:

To build busybox-w32 with w64devkit:

Bug fixes and enhancements

Changes imported from upstream

busybox-w32 has been synchronised with upstream BusyBox. As a result the following bug fixes and enhancements are available (among others):