Re: busybox still too bloated
Ethan Benson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> bloat is unacceptable and `but i386 is ok' is not an acceptable
> i asked for over 30k of savings and you gave me half for no good
> 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..<email@example.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>