[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 2/5] build: image: Add pad-to and pad-rootfs-squashfs helpers

Jeffery To jeffery.to at gmail.com
Sat May 18 06:00:11 PDT 2019


On Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 7:25 PM Petr Štetiar <ynezz at true.cz> wrote:

> Jo-Philipp Wich <jo at mein.io> [2019-04-01 11:18:55]:
>
> > Instead of having one set of images a few MB larger, we have a completely
> > new set of larger images *and* the existing ones.
>
> I'm all in for having usable images out of the box, without any additional
> post-processing steps, but on the other hand I understand, that this might
> slow down noticeably some existing use cases.
>
> BTW, we're talking on x86 probably about additional 40M (~10M per each of 4
> subtargets) and 8 additional QEMU ready images.  On armvirt/malta we're
> going
> to produce(if agreed upon) padded images by default, so no difference
> there.
>

May I ask, is there consensus on how to approach this? (Apologies, I
haven't been following this thread very closely.)

Jeff
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