dhclient binary size
rob0 at gmx.co.uk
Wed Sep 28 15:00:32 UTC 2016
On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 02:23:47PM +0000, Bancroft, Matt wrote:
> Between 4.1-ESV-R12b1 and 4.3.4 the binary size of the dhclient
> significantly increased.
> I've had a search back through posts and cannot see any discussion
> about why this is; presumably the DDNS changes?
I think it was the inclusion of external libraries in the project;
this occurred with the now-EOL 4.2 branch. Compare the sizes of the
source tarballs of 4.3 and 4.1-ESV branches.
> Is there any way to compile a minimum feature version to maintain a
> small binary size for the client?
Stick with 4.1-ESV for the client. If necessary to coexist with a
4.3.4 server, build 4.1-ESV with a --prefix configure setting.
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