Smaller Xorg

I have been working on making Xorg smaller in Woof builds.

I have removed the "openGL" (and DRI drivers) component by default in Woof builds, as with Xorg 7.4 and 7.5 that has become enormous. The template was cutting it down a lot any way, now I have taken it right out. It can be added back in as a separate package later on.

I am mostly aiming the T2 build for Quirky, where I want very small size. I am experimenting with cutting Xorg down to the 'vesa' driver only (not the kdrive Xvesa, the vesa driver that is part of Xorg).

The uncompressed size of /usr/X11R7 is as follows, for my T2 build:

Before: 15.3MB
GL removed: 12.58MB
Vesa driver only: 8.02MB

Fossil commits:
http://bkhome.org/fossil/woof.cgi/vinfo/04c53c08ba048692414d78b749d6c215f7a1db5d
http://bkhome.org/fossil/woof.cgi/vinfo/be5207f38d91e576c2fa226564ff5f16a6aff2e9


Posted on 20 Nov 2009, 14:28


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