Op zondag 8 april 2012 17:55:51 schreef Joey Hess: > > GnuPG has for a while now the configure switch --enable-minimal, which > > builds a gnupg with as few options enabled as possible. I was wondering > > if using this configure switch for the gnupg-udeb would make sense > gnupg-udeb is only used by partman-crypto-loop, which uses it to > generate a symmetric key file as follows: > > gpg --batch --no-options --no-random-seed-file --no-default-keyring \ > --keyring /dev/null --passphrase-fd 3 --symmetric -a Thanks, very helpful to know. > Reducing the size of this part of the installer saves space on the > netinst and busnesscard CDs, so is desirable. If gpg had a > --disable-public-key-crypto, I'd say build it with that. ;) I'm afraid it doesn't, but with --enable-minimal and some further (yak?) shaving the net result is a saving of 283k on both udebs gnupg produces: -rwxr-xr-x 1 thijs thijs 817K Mar 10 18:16 gpg -rwxr-xr-x 1 thijs thijs 282K Mar 10 18:16 gpgv -rwxr-xr-x 1 thijs thijs 549K Apr 9 15:48 gpg -rwxr-xr-x 1 thijs thijs 267K Apr 9 15:48 gpgv It will be part of the next upload. Thijs
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