Rebuild mozilla from source results in large binaries
forrestx.taylor at intel.com
Tue Dec 30 04:21:17 UTC 2003
> -----Original Message-----
> On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 15:54, Taylor, ForrestX wrote:
> > I downloaded the updated mozilla-1.4.1-18.src.rpm,
> installed it and ran
> > `rpmbuild -bb mozilla.spec`. The resulting rpm binaries are nearly
> > 100MB. mozilla-1.4.1-18.i386.rpm is 77MB, whereas the
> binary from Red
> > Hat is 15MB.
> > It looks like the /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4.1/components/
> directory is 182MB
> > (20MB originally). For example, libgklayout.so is 55MB in
> my rebuild
> > where it is 4.4MB in the original binary. When I run `strip
> > /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4.1/components/libgklayout.so`, it strips it to
> > 4.4MB. I just installed the binutils upgrade, so I am
> trying that now.
> > Does anyone have any other ideas?
> I just noticed the --disable-strip-libs option in the spec. I changed
> it to --enable-strip-libs to see if that helps.
This is looking like a one-sided conversation ;o)
I upgraded binutils and set --enable-strip-libs, both to no avail. Does
anyone know how the Red Hat developers rebuilt mozilla?
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