On Thu, 13 Jan 2000, Greg Ingram wrote:
> I don't know if Gerald was looking for volunteer compilers or he was
> suggesting that G-Kermit might be suitable for uClinux. Regardless, I
> built the Linux/m68k binaries for Columbia and it looks like G-Kermit
> could fit within the limitations of the PIC compiler.
> $ size gkermit
> text data bss dec hex filename
> 24509 2904 40374 67787 108cb gkermit
> So .text is okay. Is it .data + .bss < 32K or 64K? I haven't looked at
> the code much, but I imagine .bss could be trimmed. Or maybe those 32-bit
> compiler patches would fix any problems.
data + bss < 32K, unfortunately. (Though a little bit of compiler work
would make the 64K.) But I'd take a good look at G-Kermit and see if
anything can be stripped out. It took some work to get telnetd and pppd to
fit, but both of them had enough unnecessary code or over-large buffers
that could be trimmed.
-- Kenneth Albanowski (firstname.lastname@example.org, CIS: 70705,126)
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