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Re: Problems with building the Alpha-bootdisks

On Wed Jul 25, 2001 at 04:49:57AM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 02:28:16PM +0200, Thimo Neubauer wrote:
> > 
> > What are the favorite ways of reducing the disksize anyway? As I'm
> > still totally new to boot-disks, can someone tell me where I have to
> > go? The lists of what packages have to go on the bootdisk seems to be
> > irreducible...
> busybox has alot of cruft turned on that doesn't need to be, going
> through that and finding potential applets to kill would be useful.
> its probably a good idea to ask on the list first so the other
> archtectures can comment on whether something can go or not.

If you find stuff that is enabled that shouldn't be, please do let me/us know
by posting to the list.  I'm about to make a new busybox package in the next
hour or two, so now would be a good time to mention any needed changes.  Of
course, there are many new releases where this one came from if you find things
later on...


Erik B. Andersen   email:  andersee@debian.org, andersen@lineo.com
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