Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Le 21/04/2014 10:36, Pierre Labastie a écrit :
>> Le 20/04/2014 18:08, Bruce Dubbs a écrit :
>>> bdu...@linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
>>>> Missing OpenJDK-
>>>> Missing OpenJDK-
>>> These tarballs are really large.  Have the binaries in them been stripped?
>> I have not looked at stripping. I did not worry about sizes, since they were
>> (almost) the same size as the preceding ( ones.
>> Will look at it.
>> Pierre
> Stripping the shared libraries with --strip-debug, the executables with
> --strip-unneeded, removing src.zip and man, demo, sample directories, reduces
> the size of the tarball by roughly a factor of three (slightly less).
> I'll test that I can rebuild OpenJDK/Icedtea with those reduced binaries
> before uploading them.
> OTOH, if somebody does not want to build OpenJDK/Icedtea, and wants to use the
> binary as is, it may be better to keep demo, man, and sample (adds 7MB or so).
> I do not know if src.zip is useful: It adds 40-45MB. Anybody knows what it is
> useful for?

I have not looked at src.zip, but I think the man, demo, and sample 
directories should remain for exactly the reason you say -- for 
instance, some may only want java for something like fop and may not 
want to build java.

   -- Bruce
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