ram build + busybox

Stefan Sperling stsp at stsp.in-berlin.de
Mon Oct 30 10:14:08 CET 2006

On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 08:06:29PM +0000, Malcolm wrote:
> On 10/28/06, Amadeus <amadeus at iksw-muees.de> wrote:
> > Yes. The intention was to make the busybox binary as small as possible,
> > because busybox is XIP in main memory. I want to reserve some main
> > memory for computational intensive programs like MP3, OGG etc.
> Were you having problems with RAM usage when playing MP3?
> Or are you just playing with busybox config?
> If you really have a RAM problem, then vi is the tool to remove from busybox:
> msh uses 37512 bytes.
> vi uses 22144 bytes.

There are more vi implementations in the tree already (on the uclinux
branch), so we can easily remove vi from busybox if needed.

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