Re: Size of kernel modules

From: Kyle McMartin
Date: Fri Jun 08 2007 - 08:38:24 EST

On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 05:05:34PM +0200, Christoph Pleger wrote:
> So, my question is the follwing: Is it an expected feature that the file
> sizes of modules grow so much only because of a different cpu type and a
> different localversion, or is there probably a bug in my build tools?

The kernel is compiled with debug info so that we can strip it later to
build two packages, one with debugging information intact, and one
without it.

If you disable CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL, things should go back to normal
sizes for you.

Kyle M.
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