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Bug#877735: busybox: m68k build broken due to "-Os" in CFLAGS

On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 06:12:46PM +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>On 10/05/2017 05:55 PM, Roger Shimizu wrote:
>> > On second thought, I would actually recommended to revert this change
>> > for all architectures. Size isn't so much a constraint anymore these
>> > days, you reduce the binary by about 200k. I don't think this is worth
>> > the risk of breaking something as fundemantal as busybox.
>> Please exclude armel, which has size limitation on initrd of d-i [0].
>Hmm, ok. Is that currently actually a concern? If I'm seeing that correctly,
>the "-Os" here only saved us around 200k. Does that already make a difference
>on armel?

Massively so, yes. Lots of the armel platforms that people care about
have very limited space for kernel and initramfs.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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