I am thinking of adding compression to libselinux

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Sep 12 19:07:25 UTC 2013

On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 09:16:13AM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 02:11:04PM +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > (That said, our minimal image is a couple of 100mb still, iirc, so 2mb
> > is not thaaaat much.)
> It's basically down to the three big unsolved problems (kernel modules,
> translations, docs) and then several dozen little things like this. If
> getting really small is a priority we need to solve the big problems, but
> chipping away at the little things helps too.

Lots of distros are now gzip- or xz-compressing kernel modules.
That's the reason for the code I just posted elsewhere in this thread.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
Read my programming blog: http://rwmj.wordpress.com
Fedora now supports 80 OCaml packages (the OPEN alternative to F#)

More information about the devel mailing list