Trying to reduce boot time for weston and logo from weston

Daniel Stone daniel at
Mon Aug 3 12:35:01 UTC 2020


On Sat, 1 Aug 2020 at 06:28, Vadivelu Babu, Surendar (S.)
<svadive2 at> wrote:
> As Arun stated , we tried to boot the Weston application from initramfs , however there is “pam” library dependency which is required for Weston . When we include all the “pam” libraries the initramfs size increases from 9Mb to 32 MB .
> Following are the few things which we tried to remove pam library from Weston :
> 1. PACKAGECONFIG_remove= "pam" in Weston bbappend file
> 2. EXTRA_OECONF_append = "   --disable-pam " in Weston bbappend file
> In both the cases , still weston requires libpam library  dependencies
> Kindly advise whether it is possible to remove pam libraries from weston application , and if not how can we achieve integration of Weston into initramfs without increasing the size of the same.

Yocto (I believe OE core) carries a patch which removes PAM usage in
Weston; you might want to pick that up.


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