[Buildroot] [PATCH] linux: strip installed modules

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Wed Nov 17 20:51:44 UTC 2010

>>>>> "Mike" == Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo.org> writes:

 Mike> The installed kernel modules should have useless build cruft stripped out
 Mike> of them.  On my system, a default build went from a very unreasonable 30MB
 Mike> to a normal 3MB (on disk) and from 14MB to 3MB when compressed due to the
 Mike> info stored in the kernel modules alone.

Thanks. We're moving away from per-package stripping though, so I would
prefer to add it to the toplevel target-finalize step instead though -
E.G. something like

find $(TARGET_DIR)/lib/modules -type f -name '*.ko' | xargs $(STRIPCMD) ..

Care to adjust the patch to do that instead?

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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