[Buildroot] Reduce toolchain options
arnout at mind.be
Wed Mar 11 22:04:19 UTC 2015
On 11/03/15 17:14, Gustavo Zacarias wrote:
> How about we kill non-lfs and non-ipv6 toolchains?
Sounds like a good idea!
> 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
Could you calculate this with STATIC and thumb and also report the baseline?
IIRC a minimal statically linked busybox was only about 200K so the 20K
largefile is borderline significant...
> * 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.
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