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From: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>
To: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	"H. Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Linux-tiny@selenic.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Configure out DMI scanning code v2 (Linux Tiny)
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 12:56:45 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1202842605.12383.100.camel@cinder.waste.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080212100418.5de764da@crazy>


On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 10:04 +0100, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:

> Turn CONFIG_DMI into a selectable option if EMBEDDED is defined, in
> order to be able to remove the DMI table scanning code if it's not
> needed, and then reduce the kernel code size.
> 
> With CONFIG_DMI (i.e before) :
> 
>    text    data     bss     dec     hex filename
> 1076076  128656   98304 1303036  13e1fc vmlinux
> 
> Without CONFIG_DMI (i.e after) :
> 
>    text    data     bss     dec     hex filename
> 1068092  126308   98304 1292704  13b9a0 vmlinux
> 
> Result:
> 
>    text    data     bss     dec     hex filename
>   -7984   -2348       0  -10332   -285c vmlinux
> 
> The new option appears in "Processor type and features", only when
> CONFIG_EMBEDDED is defined.
> 
> This patch is part of the Linux Tiny project, and is based on previous
> work done by Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>

Thanks for working on this.

Acked-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>

-- 
Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.


  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-12 19:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-12  9:04 Thomas Petazzoni
2008-02-12 18:56 ` Matt Mackall [this message]
2008-02-12 20:08   ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-17 17:59     ` Ingo Molnar
2008-04-01 19:00 ` Andrew Morton
2008-04-01 20:09   ` Rob Landley

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