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Re: Control Debian image size

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On Sun, 2019-03-03 at 10:17 +1100, JH wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been searching build system and distro for my small Linux
> embedded device for many weeks, the device has small resources, about
> 128 MB Flash and 64 MB RAM on imx6, it is a typical embedded system,
> no GUI, no Desktop environment, no multiple user interfaces, the C++
> applications are simply for data transfer and communication using
> TCP/IP, the applications were previously running well on Debian 8
> armhf, so Debian is my first choice, but the Debian image size could
> be a major problem, it could be too large to blow out device resource
> constraints, many people commended me to use OE or Yocto or OpenWrt
> distro which image size seems much smaller than the Debian armhf. Is
> it possible to control / reduce Debian armhf image size by Debian
> build, or isar or some other build bools, to reach the same resource
> requirement level in OE Yocto or OpenWrt?
> Thank you.
> Kind regards,
> - jh

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