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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: Experiment to make karaf 4 smaller
Date Sun, 11 May 2014 15:50:43 GMT
Hi Christian,

I have:
- net distro very small (less than 1MB)
- minimal distro I guess similar to that you have (but including equinox).

It's something that I planned for Karaf 4.0.0.

Regards
JB

On 05/07/2014 04:06 PM, Christian Schneider wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> just wanted to share my experiences in trying to make karaf 4 minimal
> even smaller.
>
> Currently karaf 4 minimal tar.gz is about 10MB.
>
> With some small tweaks I was able to get it down to about 6MB.
> I removed equinox (1.3 MB), XercesImpl (1.3MB in lib/endorsed) and some
> features like the wrapper.
>
> I would not really suggest to do all this for karaf minimal but perhaps
> this helps some people who aim to build a really small custom distro.
> What we might look into is to remove equinox and xerces from the
> framework kar and add them later in the two distros. This would allow
> people to build their own distros without tweaking the framework kar.
>
> Christian
>

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Jean-Baptiste Onofré
jbonofre@apache.org
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