[linux-dvb] compiled modules have megabyte size

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Mon Apr 24 23:52:24 CEST 2006


On Monday 24 April 2006 22:46, Martin Dauskardt wrote:
> > Not sure if its an accident or not; hg being the development
> > tree, it kinda
> > makes sense to have debug information turned on... perhaps we
> > should have a
> > new target which will strip the things before installing them tho
> > for this
> > situation.
>
> I have compiled kernels for two years now using CVS or mercurial driver,
> and always this way (make /make install - no patching of kernel sources). I
> never got so big modules.
>
> Something must have changed in the last weeks, and it should be fixed!
>
> Was there a stripping before? If so, why not now? If not, how else did it
> work to get small size modules?
>
> My system is ubuntu with gcc 3.3

The build system was changed last week I believe. I did not make this change, 
I am simply confirming what people said and giving a possible explanation for 
the reason. 



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