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Re: MontaVista library optimizer

On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 07:44:45PM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> Hi,
> 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

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