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authorGravatar Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>2006-05-27 21:30:34 +0000
committerGravatar Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>2006-05-27 21:30:34 +0000
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Update FAQ to mention make baseline when talking about make bloatcheck.
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@@ -528,9 +528,11 @@ command line argument parsing (getopt_ulflags.c), and a whole lot more.</p>
<p> The <b>"make bloatcheck"</b> option uses Matt Mackall's bloat-o-meter
script to compare two versions of busybox (busybox_unstripped vs
busybox_old), and report which symbols changed size and by how much.
- To use it, first build a base version, rename busybox_unstripped to
- busybox_old, and then build a new version with your changes and run
- "make bloatcheck" to see the size differences from the old version.
+ To use it, first build a base version with <b>"make baseline"</b>.
+ (This creates busybox_old, which should have the original sizes for
+ comparison purposes.) Then build the new version with your changes
+ and run "make bloatcheck" to see the size differences from the old
+ version.
</p>
<p>
The first line of output has totals: how many symbols were added or