Standard/best compile options for xorg sources?

Daniel Stone daniel at
Wed Jan 24 00:02:10 PST 2007

On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 08:58:00AM +0100, Harmuth, Florian wrote:
> now i can compile the xorg 7.1 packages *YeahHa* ;-). Now i have a little size problem. Before 7.1 we have used 6.7 with ca 50-60MB.
> At the moment my complete x package have 160MB. I have disabled a few additional applications, but thats not enough.
> My biggest problem is the /usr/X11R7/bin directory. Now the size is 65MB under 6.7 i have just 3.9MB.
> I have compared the size of the applications and i'm confused that as example the application appres has under 6.7 just 5.5kb and under 7.1 it has 12.2kb.
> Is there any trick to make these apps smaller? Or the whole X package? Do i need all the libs?

man 1 strip.

Plus, don't ship all the applications.  You don't need them.

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