On Sat, 1 Mar 2008, Kris Kennaway wrote:

KK> Alex de Kruijff wrote:
KK> > I noticed that the kernel directory was very large compaired to 6.1. Is
KK> > this for debugging and can I safely remove the symbols files I want to
KK> > save some space?
KK> Yes but if you encounter a panic and need to submit a bug report then you
KK> will need at least the kernel.debug and whatever modules you are using.

What about gzipping .symbol files by default?

It decreases symbol files size in about 50-60%, so i386 GENERIC kernel
directory shrinks from 125m to 74m...

D.Marck [DM5020, MCK-RIPE, DM3-RIPN]
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