[darwinbuild] Size of mach_kernel when using darwinbuild?

James Reynolds james123 at scl.utah.edu
Fri Nov 4 14:04:27 PST 2005

Duh.  Ok.  I suppose it wont hurt to put the fat version on my computers.




James Reynolds
University of Utah
Student Computing Labs
james at scl.utah.edu

At 3:01 PM -0800 11/4/05, Shantonu Sen wrote:
>You missed a decimal. The symbols version is 51MB, which is correct. 
>the Roots/ version is 7.8MB, which is also correct, for a fat 
>(ppc+i386) kernel.
>Because there's code for both PowerPC and Intel, it's about twice as 
>large as the version on your running system in /
>On Nov 4, 2005, at 1:57 PM, James Reynolds wrote:
>>I used darwinbuild to build xnu-792.6.22 and it seems to me the 
>>file sizes are a bit high:
>>ls -l Roots/xnu/xnu-792.6.22.root~1/mach_kernel
>>-rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  7790644 Nov  4 15:03 
>>ls -l Symbols/xnu/xnu-792.6.22.sym~1/mach_kernel
>>-rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  51211964 Nov  4 15:03 
>>ls -l /mach_kernel
>>-rw-r--r--   1 root  wheel  4330232 Oct  3 21:04 /mach_kernel
>>How is it that the version in Roots is so much larger than the 
>>version with symbols?
>>After mounting a case system file system with permissions on, I 
>>just ran these 3 commands (fluff removed):
>>/usr/local/bin/darwinbuild -init 8F46
>>/usr/local/bin/darwinbuild -fetch xnu
>>/usr/local/bin/darwinbuild xnu
>>Any ideas?
>>James Reynolds
>>University of Utah
>>Student Computing Labs
>>james at scl.utah.edu
>>darwinbuild mailing list
>>darwinbuild at opendarwin.org

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