[Buildroot] buildroot size ballooned

Joseph G. Boike joe.boike at acsatlanta.com
Wed Jul 16 15:31:14 UTC 2008

> Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 21:52:10 -0600
> From: "Nathanael D. Noblet" <nathanael at gnat.ca>
> Subject: Re: [Buildroot] buildroot size ballooned
> To: "Joseph G. Boike" <joe.boike at acsatlanta.com>
> Cc: build root <buildroot at uclibc.org>
> Message-ID: <487D706A.30908 at gnat.ca>
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> Joseph G. Boike wrote:
>> Hi, my buildroot filesize had been around 3-4M (w/ r 22508)
>> With r 225765 and building using at91sam9260dfc_defconfig the filesize 
>> has jumped to ~14M.
>> Any thoughts on why?
>> (I have kernel 2.6.26 now.  The kernel size has been fairly consistent 
>> around 1.5M.)
> No idea, but a clarification, are you talking about buildroot's 
> outputted final rootfs, or buildroot project in svn?
The final output file (rootfs.arm-2008xxxx.ext2.gz) to be burned into my 
serial flash.

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