[Buildroot] Reduce toolchain options
peter at korsgaard.com
Wed Mar 11 16:28:07 UTC 2015
>>>>> "Gustavo" == Gustavo Zacarias <gustavo at zacarias.com.ar> writes:
> How about we kill non-lfs and non-ipv6 toolchains?
> It's 2015 after all, and the size delta is minor:
> tar file delta, arm926 uclibc+busybox
> Threading (NPTL) +153600 bytes
> Largefile +20480 bytes
> IPv6 +10240 bytes
> RPC +61440 bytes
> WCHAR +30720 bytes
> * Less toolchain options to test/care for in packages
> * More bang for the buck for autobuilders with less combinations to test
> Even though the size delta would be somewhat more (tiny though) when
> adding packages/libraries that's generally offset by the added size of
> said packages.
> The only downside i can think of is badly designed packages that won't
> work well on a non-ipv6 linux kernel. These should be very few, if any.
> LFS is a no brainer IMO.
Yes, I agree.
I'm also somewhat scared of forcing IPv6 support but perhaps it will be
safe, people using !uClibc have probably noticed these issues already.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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