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Re: busybox still too bloated



On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 06:45:37PM -0600, Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Mon Sep 24, 2001 at 04:09:35PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > reopen 113503
> > thanks
> > 
> > busybox is still too bloated, 12k can be saved on powerpc by applying
> > the rest of my patch, a new patch is enclosed here:
> 
> Too bloated for the powerpc boot floppies perhaps, but not for x86, arm, mips,
> alpha, sparc, s390, etc....  Maybe we should take a look at whats wrong with
> powerpc?   Lets be honest here -- busybox is an easy target for configuring
> things out of, but it _used_ to work on powerpc.  I think other things have
> gotten bigger and thats not my fault....  

busybox in potato was much smaller then busybox in woody, if you don't
wnat to remove all this bloat just make a bloody -bf package.

NMU should be done ASAP.

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

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