Re: reduced d-i demo3
On Sat Jan 13, 2001 at 01:28:10PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> Erik Andersen wrote:
> > BTW, on the subject of library reduction... I was wondering if we might want
> > to use some of H.J Lu's work on the glibc pic libs to help reduce the morass of
> > libc dependancies so that when we get around to doing library reduction it will
> > be even more sucessful. I'm hopefull that this will help.
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/sglibc/
> So the idea (quick scan of the mailing list) is to set compile-time
> options to disable stuff and stub out functions? The function stuffing
> seems unnecessary since we have library reduction, I guess the rest
As you noted though -- reduction only can go so far -- due to the rats nest of
twisy dependancies that is glibc. So stubbing out some of the most egregious
bloat can be a win.
> I still haven't really ruled out uclibc BTW, but we seem to be doing fine
> on size as-is.
:-) It is coming along fairly nicely. But until I get shared lib
support in and working, it isn't going to be ideal. BTW, I put up
a uClibc web page...
> Also BTW, I cannot do a cvs checkout of the thing from sourceforge. Auth
Hmm. dunno whats up with sourceforge. HJ has been keeping his
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