[PC-BSD Testing] chromium PBI deps

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Oct 17 23:06:43 PDT 2012

On 10/17/2012 15:02, Axel Gonzalez wrote:
> I think is an overkill to bundle chromium with gcc46, it is a big dep,
> and maybe unneeded, since chromium can be compiled with clang (which has
> libs in base already)
> I've using chrome with clang on fbsd with no problems (it is an
> option in the port)
> Also noticed this (gcc46) with firefox (some time ago, I dont have
> currently installed it)
> This of course can be bikeshedding... but:
> - it saves space on disk (~ 500 Mb on <pbi>/lib/gcc46)
> - it saves bandwidth
> - no gcc46 :)
> Greetings

Thanks for the heads up! I'll take a look at it, if anything maybe we
can just prune those libs from the resulting PBI, since I'm betting the
majority of them are build-only, not run-time required.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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