Re: Emdebian native build on PPC?
On Tue, 7 Sep 2010 16:21:59 +0100
Neil Williams <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Sep 2010 14:39:31 +0400
> Sergei Poselenov <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Ah, I see now. Grip just repackages, not rebuilds with reduced
> > configuraton.
> > Yes, we are planning to use coreutils and perl, but we don't want
> > full-size packages configurations - with Xorg libraries, for
> > example. I guess, Grip (being the only repack of Debian packages)
> > will still have this "fat" configuration.
> Relatively fat in terms of the number of packages installed and the
> fact that the Debian dependencies (i.e. things like coreutils and
> perl) remain intact. However, the packages themselves are a lot
How the size reduction is achieved? Is it just more aggressive "strip",
along with man and docs removal?
> > BTW, how can I get a list of Debian (Grip, Crush) packages for PPC?
> There are only Grip packages for PPC.
Right, I understand this. No more Crush.
> > I see they seems to be here
> > http://www.emdebian.org/grip/search.php, but hidden under sections,
> > and only "armel" are available.
> That's just a default in the sections listing. Any package available
> for armel will be available for all other architectures. As for an
> actual list, see:
> There are also dev/, debug/, doc/ and java/ components. Unlike Debian,
> we split packages into more components based on the kind of
> binary package concerned with the source remaining in 'main'.
Ah, thanks. And the dependencies are here too, great.
Thanks a lot!