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Re: busybox still too bloated

Ethan Benson <erbenson@alaska.net> writes:

> On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 02:25:19AM -0600, Erik Andersen wrote:
> > On Tue Sep 25, 2001 at 12:11:29AM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > > 
> > > 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.
> > 
> > You don't need to NMU is, I'm perfectly able to do it.
> > Could you answer me though?  How much space do you
> > need?  How tight is powerpc?  Has any effort been 
> > made to slim down the other apps as well?
> i would not have reopened the bug if i didn't need the space.  

I was able to build busybox on PowerPC, and it was uploaded.  I didn't
have a problem with the size of the root disks.  Obviously there's
something going on with your build machine that isn't happening on

> none of the crap i disabled is used or needed on boot-floppies.
> period.  
> bloat is unacceptable and `but i386 is ok' is not an acceptable
> excuse.
> i asked for over 30k of savings and you gave me half for no good
> reason.  
> stop wasting time or get an NMU.

Ethan, I need the good will and good work of other maintainers, we all
need to cooperate if boot-floppies is going to keep moving forward.
Are you intentionally trying to piss peoople off and make my job

This sort of vitriolic response to a valid question is completely
uncalled for.  Especially in a volunteer organization, where people
contribute because they want to, because it's fun.  You're just
killing the fun, and not helping anyone.

...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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