Re: MontaVista library optimizer
On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 07:44:45PM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> MontaVista have released their library reducing tool at
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/libraryopt/. Has anybody checked yet
> whether this is suitable for us? In the long time, it seems to be
> more reasonable to use an external tool instead of hacking our own
> scripts; and at first glance, it looks more advanced.
> If nobody else is working on this, I'll try to integrate it into the
> boot floppies. If it works, I could perhaps even make a .deb of it,
> since that seems better to me than to include it into the
> boot-floppies CVS (even though it's only 2 files).
Thanks for mentioning it :) I've been meaning to package this and not
had time (though you're certainly welcome to do so).
The difficulty is that, IIRC, it wants objects rather than a PIC
archive. Fixing that shouldn't be terribly difficult, though. It's
also a little shy on documentation, but works very well.
Daniel Jacobowitz Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer