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Re: [i18n] language choser impact

On Sat, Sep 02, 2000 at 03:10:12PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Michael Sobolev <mss@transas.com> writes:
> > Just to open a discussion what and how, I'd like to advise on what impact
> > language chooser has (on my pentium):
> > 
> >     dbootstrap (w/o language chooser)   124540
> >     dbootstrap (w/ language chooser)    193180
> Yow !  Why so much bigger?
As you may remember, dbootstrap in this case is statically linked against
hacked versions of newt and slang.

> I believe this *will* fit on i386 1.44 root.bin and the 2.88 version.
> Much of the stuff is text and should compress pretty well.  Just bump
> up the image sizes in the top-level makefile.
Hmm..  Maybe.

> You just have to test it and see if it works.
Well, what do you mean under `test' here?  I compiled the stuff for several
times, and it works.

> This would only apply to idepci and compact flavors, right?
Yes, if only these flavours come with fb enabled.

> Are you going to change the top-level Makefile and/or config so that it can
> automatically turn on/off the language chooser for the two flavors?
Are you sure it's a good idea to *automatically* turn it on?

> Do you need help with that?
Yes, I do need it.


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