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Re: build failure on ia32



On Sun, Sep 09, 2001 at 03:13:14PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > Hmm.  Then something must be eating up all that space -- powerpc 
> > binaries are not that much bigger then x86 binaries...  Is library
> > reduction not working on powerpc?
> 
> No, PowerPC needs extra tools.  We have hfsutils and yaboot and quik; I
> guess these exceed the size of lilo and whatever else x86-only things
> we need, that's all.  hfsutils is quite big.

no i ditched hfsutils and yaboot a loooong time ago.  now
ybin/mkofboot/yabootconfig on the root disk are a tiny wrapper that
sets LD_LIBRARY_PATH and runs ybin from /target/...  /usr/lib/yaboot
is a symlink to /target/usr/lib/yaboot

that was the only way especially given the discusting bloat of current
yaboot binary.

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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