[Dev] Tizen 3.0 : Optimizing applications launch time

Peters, Brad T brad.t.peters at intel.com
Thu Oct 24 18:42:44 GMT 2013

Hi Stéphane,

I'm a fervent believer in first-crash data capture, especially when you're
environment is
unstable to begin with (ie 3.0). Installing debug packages after the fact
reproducing the issue, which may or may not happen and wastes time.

That said, it looks like 3.0 binaries are already partially stripped (check
out this patch:

For 2.x, perhaps we could back-port this patch.

I recommend opening a bug for 2.2 and one for 2.1. We should definitely be
stripping binaries there,
even if retaining symbol information as with that patch

Best regards,
Brad Peters
Intel SW Engineer
 and Tizen Mobile Lead

On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 7:10 AM, Stéphane Desneux <
stephane.desneux at eurogiciel.fr> wrote:

> Hi Brad,
> On 19/10/2013 00:12, Peters, Brad T wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Stéphane Desneux
>> <stephane.desneux at eurogiciel.**fr <stephane.desneux at eurogiciel.fr><mailto:
>> stephane.desneux@**eurogiciel.fr <stephane.desneux at eurogiciel.fr>>>
>> wrote:
>>     Conclusion: stripping the binaries has a great impact:
>>     - smaller image size: faster to load from storage, faster to
>>     download from tizen.org <http://tizen.org> (and more bandwidth for
>>     everyone ;-))
>>     - faster application launch, at least for WRT
>> 3.0 is still quite unstable, so it may be premature to discuss
>> optimizing launch times or space usage.
>> For 2.2,however, we should absolutely pursue this.
>> I had to go back and check... to my amazement, 2.1 is un-stripped as
>> well.  This should absolutely be changed,
>> if we can do so at this late date
> As indicated previously, the debuginfo packages are built. So even for
> unstable 3.x images, stripping can be activated: it's always possible to
> install the debuginfo packages on a target device to debug a core dump.
> IMO, stripping should be activated for all profiles, for any kind of
> snapshot (release, alpha, development ...).
> I haven't seen any bug for this. Should I fill one ?
> If so, what's the best way to proceed ? As the problem is common to
> multiple profiles: 1 bug for all profiles (where?) or 1 bug per profile ?
> Kind Regards,
> Stéphane
> --
> Stéphane DESNEUX
> Intel OTC - Vannes/FR
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