Use git pull to update repository, icewm work, but not create icons and menu.
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----- "Marcos M. Amorim" <marcos.amorim@...> escreveu:
> Hi All,
> I'm thinking very large size of the image, we must review some package
> dependencies and greatly reduce the image.
> The session-icewm package has not yet been migrated to XML, so it is
> not working, the packages that need to create the configuration files
> is being developed by Jader and me, replacing shell scripts for C
> Packages ts-themes and ts-icons are the same, the ts-themes contains
> the theme for GTK and many icons can be removed, but not stop to see
> it yet, the ts-icons icons package is available today in Thinstation,
> in this image for compatibility.
> I imagine that you have to reduce to achieve maximum image size, the
> OpenEmbedded help much, but does the dirty work :-)
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> Marcos Amorim
> ----- "Mike Eriksen" <thinstation.mike@...> escreveu:
> > On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 12:47 AM, Trevor
> > Batley<trevorbatley@...> wrote:
> > > Quoting Mike Eriksen <thinstation.mike@...>:
> > [...]
> > > Marcos and the team haven't looked at any type of optimisation
> > (although
> > > the jre recipe does trim some fat out), so I guess it's up to us
> > look at
> > > where this can be done (and adding in the extra functionality we
> > believe is
> > > missing...).
> > >
> > > I am facing the same issues with 2.4 (and you'd be surprised how
> > much space
> > > is taken up by keymaps & localisation stuff). Which is why I
> > at mdev
> > > & other alternatives. I'm sure that there are probably more X
> > > utilities/drivers than are really needed. Also, I'm not sure how
> > 'stripped'
> > > the 3.0 binaries & libraries are.
> > >
> > > All of the newer stuff requires more libraries and many more
> > dependencies
> > > (you've seen the firefox 3.0.x - 3.5.x saga). In some cases it
> > requires
> > > compiling with different settings to remove the requirements (eg.
> > this can
> > > be done with ff3.5 to remove the dbus dependencies).
> > >
> > > In the end, it may not be possible to get the same small
> > with
> > > current kernels, libraries & XOrg.
> > >
> > > Trevor B
> > Oh, I'm certainly not criticizing - just trying to explore. I
> > through the image for an hour or so to see if I could find anything
> > obviously and didn't really find much. As I can't make an image
> > icewm as I usually do, it is hard to compare directly, but one
> > is certain - GTK+-2/Cairo/Pango by itself is ~10 MB. For some apps
> > is unavoidable, but it is worth to think about, especially because
> > any
> > megabyte counts twice: one time in the initrd, and one time in the
> > actual file system.
> > Mike
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