Re: MontaVista library optimizer
Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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.
> 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.
Hrm, I've just tried it, but I can't get it to do anything. Could you
post a usage example? I'd be really interested in results for boot
BTW, there seems to be a problem with ld-linux.so.2. When using the
version reduced with mklibs.py, busybox wget crashes (segfault), but
not with the unreduced version. I think I'll try mklibs.sh next...