Subject: Re: Add NO_RCSID option?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ian Zagorskih <email@example.com>
Date: 04/28/2005 13:45:05
On Thursday 28 April 2005 13:43, Matt Thomas wrote:
> Ian Zagorskih wrote:
> > Sometimes it's required to build kernel as small as possibly. For
> > example, for embedded devices etc. In this case, every 10k of data can be
> > valuable. On the other hand, production embedded device rarely needs
> > fully idented executable files (sometimes it's even very undesirable).
> 1) The RCSid are not contained in LOAD sections. So when the kernel is
> loaded, they stay behind.
But it spends space on flash :)
> 2) Because you can use objcopy to strip the section with RCS ids:
> objcopy -R .comment -R .ident netbsd netbsd2
Mmmm, good point, thanks. I'll try this.