On 01/05/2013 11:39 AM, KP Kirchdoerfer wrote:
> Hi Mike;
> Am 05.01.2013 20:15, schrieb Mike Noyes:
>> On 01/05/2013 11:06 AM, KP Kirchdoerfer wrote:
>>> I saw that the image size from 4.0 to 4.3 increased from ~44Mb to ~73 MB
>>> (and ~80MB for 5.0).
>> Ouch! How did the code base double in size that quickly?
> We have added 40 new packages between the 4.0 and 4.3/5.0-alpha.
> Most of the additional size is related to the new asterisk package(s)
> (~20MB) and the updated samba package(s) (~7MB).
Ok. I misunderstood. I thought you were referring to the core, not the
whole including available packages.
>>> While this is mainly related to amount of improved and newly added
>>> packages, we can save some space if we improve the packaging with
>>> Currently we add to the images a few useless MB when adding all
>>> kernel-related variants for initmod, kdebuginfo and moddb.
>>> Something worth to look into, IMHO.
Still worth perusing as our goals state:
* Maintain as small a footprint as possible for release/branch