setup w/char* eliminated is big

Charles Wilson
Thu Feb 14 09:40:00 GMT 2002

*please* make sure that the '-' vs. '_' fix is in before releasing the 
new setup.  I've been sitting on the bzip2 update waiting on this...

(Also, the localdir-is-on-remote-share fix would be nice, but it isn't 
as urgent as the '_' thing.)


Robert Collins wrote:

> Ok,
>  finally got some breathing time.
> Setup with char * eliminated is ~350K. Ouch.
> This is why I've not committed my patch yet (I've been trying to see
> *where* the extra 100K appeared from).
> Chris - is this a problem? IMO it's still a tiny fraction of the total
> distribution size, and we're reducing the number of reasons a setup
> update is *required* as we make /etc/profile and so on into packages.
> If this is not a problem, I expect we can release a new setup after the
> weekend (or even at the beginning - whatever makes more sense).
> Rob

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