[squeak-dev] Small image based on Cuis

Juan Vuletich juan at jvuletich.org
Sat Mar 5 12:05:16 UTC 2011

Pavel Krivanek wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 12:48 AM, Juan Vuletich <juan at jvuletich.org> wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> Today I remembered that at Smalltalks 2010, Edgar asked me how small I could
>> make a Cuis image. I said it wasn't hard to go to about 2Mb with full dev
>> tools. I just gave it a try, using a bit of manual cleanup, and a script to
>> remove unused classes and methods. I also removed some fonts and lowered
>> their quality. The result is 2Mb in size, and it is at
>> http://www.jvuletich.org/Cuis/Cuis3.1r3.zip . It uses the same code base as
>> Cuis 3.1, so except for the fonts, the look & feel is quite nice. Try it!
>> Cheers,
>> Juan Vuletich
> Good job!
> I created a patch that removes obsolete classes from your image (and
> saves few next bytes).
> -- Pavel

Cool, thanks!

Anyway, this is just a proof of concept. If there is interest in these 
small images, the reduce script should be tweaked to avoid removing 
stuff that could still be needed. Besides, there's quite a lot of 
additional stuff that could be removed.

Juan Vuletich

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