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Subject: Re: Archos Recorder build fails: too big

Re: Archos Recorder build fails: too big

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 10:37:29 +1000

On 22 August 2012 00:50, Bertrik Sikken <> wrote:
>> The archos recorder build has tipped over the limit for size, and now the
>> autobuild always fails.
>> The tipping point was commit bd6e6ed but the code has been growing
>> steadily so I wouldn't say this particular commit is any more responsible
>> than others before it.
>> Still, we need to fix this somehow. Maybe someone could take a look at
>> recent features and decide if some of them might be disabled for the
>> recorder?
>> Other suggestions?
> As I understood from some brief discussion about this on IRC,
> it can also be fixed by creating a bootloader for the archoses.
> (I don't know all of the technical details though).
> A bootloader should still fit in the available space for a very long time,
> there will be no need to cut features for archos rockbox.
> With kind regards,
> Bertrik

There is that suggestion, or we could just drop support for HWCODEC
completely... considering so few developers even have the AJBR (and
fewer use it on a regular basis) what does keeping it around give us?
Received on 2012-08-22

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