module-init-tools --enable-zlib-dynamic

Tobias Gasser lfs at ebp-gasser.ch
Mon Jun 22 12:34:42 PDT 2009


Gilles Espinasse schrieb:
>> i don't link anything static. i move all .a files out of the library
>> path if there is a corresponding .so available.
>>
>> excptions are the modutils package (which require libc and libz to be
>> linked static), and sysvinit (libcrypt) where i copy the static
>> libraries back during the build.
>>
> that's no more true concerning libz.
> On module-init-tools-3.8, there is a new --enable-zlib-dynamic parameter.
> insmod,rmmod,modprobe are much smaller without static libz.

should we add this option to chapter 6.48.1?

probably with some comment about /usr/lib must be on the root partition
to be able to access the tools during bootup.

btw:
modutils 3.9 runs fine here, same instructions as with 3.8 (now even
without static zlib)


tobias



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