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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: another nice feature for packagers ...



On Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 12:46:20PM +1200, Mark van Walraven wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 01:13:39PM -0500, AJ Lewis wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 29, 2001 at 02:09:23PM +1200, Mark van Walraven wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 09:55:33AM -0500, AJ Lewis wrote:
> > > > Just FYI, the entire build system is going to get an overhaul after the 1.0   
> > > > release, so I will definitely be making sure these detail are kept in mind    
> > > > for that.
> > > 
> > > Would it be possible to automatically build a liblvm_pic.a?  That would
> > > allow building a "reduced" liblvm.so (containing only those functions
> > > required for vgscan and vgchange), suitable for a tight initrd.
> > 
> > How is this different than the liblvm-10.a that is built now?
> 
> I don't know about 1.0, but 0.9.1_beta6 built a liblvm-10.so but no
> liblvm-10.a.

Yeah, the latest CVS now builds liblvm-10.a instead of just liblvm.a (That
was an oversight on my part :( )

> Liblvm.a could not be reduced - the reduction tool was expecting to
> find a "PIC archive library" containing "individual shared objects"
> with .os suffixes.

Hmm...interesting.  Which reduction tool is this?  I haven't dealt with this
before, but it definitely would be worth supporting.

> Or are you saying that liblvm-10.a already contains only the minimum
> necessary for vgscan and vgchange?  If so, is there any potential for
> saving initrd space with cut-down versions of vgscan and vgchange?

I don't think the current liblvm-10.a does this.  I was not aware of a tool
that handled this case, but would love to get it to work. :)

Regards,
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