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Re: [PATCH rumpkernel] prune.sh: Remove ~1.1G of currently unused bits.

From: Janneke Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: [PATCH rumpkernel] prune.sh: Remove ~1.1G of currently unused bits.
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2023 07:55:06 +0200
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Guy-Fleury Iteriteka writes:

> On June 19, 2023 10:00:32 PM GMT+02:00, Janneke Nieuwenhuizen 
> <janneke@gnu.org> wrote:
>>The rumpkernel archive is ridiculously large.  It manages to grow so big
>>mainly by adopting the evil practice of bundling other packages.  The
>>archive contains copies of many GNU utilities, a copy of llvm, and even
>>a copy of postfix.
>>The archive can most probably be pruned a lot further without
>>consequences, but this is a helpful start.  I'm built the Guix
>>rumpkernel using this pruned archive and it works fine.  The same list
>>of librump* libraries are built and there are no messages in the build
>>log that suggest things are missing.
> And how about the size of runtime binary?

That's another headache and is unaffected by this change.


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