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SubjectRe: gcc-3.0.2 and 2.4.14-pre1
On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 01:04:32AM +0200, J . A . Magallon wrote:
> Hi.
>
> Results of building with 3.0.2
> - It works
> - Kernel Sizes:
> 903449 Oct 26 00:38 vmlinuz-2.4.14-pre1-beo (2.96)
> 864599 Oct 26 00:25 vmlinuz-2.4.14-pre1-beo.old (3.0.2)

Aren't these figures swapped in some way? I find it hard to believe
that 2.96 would produce the 40k bigger kernel.

> - Modules Sizes:
> 2750 /lib/modules/2.4.14-pre1-beo
> 2758 /lib/modules/2.4.14-pre1-beo.org
> werewolf:/lib/modules# modprobe -l | wc -l
> 71
>
> So it looks like the code is not bigger (modules) but some data structure
> in main kernel...

Quite likely due to the 16 bytes alignment that takes place (AFAIK).


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