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Re: [debian-installer] Full CDROM install

Sat, Jul 28, 2001 at 03:42:45PM +0200 wrote:
> Le Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 05:02:17PM -0700, David Kimdon écrivait:
> > > Is it really not usable to detect CDROM and SCSI cards ? Would it
> > > take much to change that ?
> > > [ ccing Dan Helfman about this ]
> > 
> > I helped with the patch for libdetect0-udeb and it would be very easy to
> > add (or remove) symbols (there is a variable in ./debian/rules) .  I think
> > libdetect0-udeb isn't the way to go, howver and sent a patch to the BTS
> > (#85638) to make a -pic library so we can do library reduction on
> > libdetect.
> BTW, where can I learn more about this library reduction stuff ? I don't
> know much about it. Any pointer to a good doc ?

I don't know of a good doc.  I've looked at and played with mklibs.sh
with small test programs to see what is going on.  That is just a
reference to an implementation, admittedly, but it is an ok place to start
depending on how comfortable you are with shell scripts and low-level
binutils type stuff.


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