[Samba] reduce the size of samba 3.0 binary

Patrik Gustavsson Patrik.Gustavsson at Sun.COM
Mon Feb 23 06:44:12 GMT 2004

Run strip on the executables to remove
symbol table, debugging information.

That will shrink the size.


On Sat, 2004-02-21 at 01:59, Spam wrote:
>   800MB  seem  very  large, or do you calculate size with all possible
>   dependencies?  Even  so  it  seem large. I have had Samba on a Linux
>   system where the total size is smaller than 800MB.
>   Another  possibility would be to use "Unix services for Windows". It
>   is  a package which you can download from microsoft.com. It contains
>   many standard GNU utils (even gcc I think!) including NFS support.
>   Or  simply  use FTP. Windows Explorer can browse FTP servers (though
>   not optimally).
> > I installed samba 3.0.  It works.
> > But the only problem is that the whole binary package is > 800MB (Solaris 2.8)
> > It's a big package to fit in a 2g of / partition.
> > Is there way we can reduce the size of the binary by select function/local/etc?
> > I don't need all the funcations it supports.  
> > Only support UNIX nfs data to PC.
> > thanks,
> > Jeffrey
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