Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 20:30:25 +0400 From: Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com> To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: kernel.spec generated RPMs On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 19:00 +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 03:30:25PM +0400, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote: > > build@...halot:~ $ ls -lh RPMS/kernel-* > > -rw------- 1 build sources 394M 2012-08-19 11:04 RPMS/kernel-2.6.32-042stab059.7.owl1.x86_64.rpm > > Wow. This size is totally unacceptable. Just why is the package this > large? Somehow OpenVZ's own builds (vzkernel*) are a lot smaller (27 MB > for the main binary package). I think ours should be similar to theirs. Hmm, I've built the kernel with CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO=y. I'm debugging USERCOPY feature and need kernel symbols :) With =n it is just 23 MB. Also, we'll have FRAME_POINTERS=y (OpenVZ has =n here) for USERCOPY, which might increase kernel size a bit. -- Vasiliy
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