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Re: Binary size
- From: Andrew Markebo <flognat at flognat dot myip dot org>
- To: "Robinow, David" <drobinow at dayton dot adroit dot com>
- Cc: 'Sturm Volker' <Volker dot Sturm at fthw dot siemens dot de>,"'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: 21 Feb 2002 19:42:13 +0100
- Subject: Re: Binary size
- References: <80575AFA5F0DD31197CE00805F650D767B215B@wilber.adroit.com>
/ "Robinow, David" <email@example.com> wrote:
| I get similar results. However, the stripped versions are the same size.
| Apparently the new compiler includes more debugging information. I haven't
| yet found any documentation describing this but I've barely looked.
But.. the new version was smaller than the old.. ;-) Weren't there a
question in the faq something like "why does MSVC++ do a hello world
app that is X bytes large, but cygwin Y bytes??" Can't find it now..
| > -----Original Message-----
| > From: Sturm Volker [mailto:Volker.Sturm@fthw.siemens.de]
| > Subject: WG: Binary size
| > > I tried out cygwin on win2k and i compiled gcc3.0.3 - apart from the
| > > prefix option - in the standard way. using the gcc 2.95 that came with
| > > cygwin and the 3.0.3 gave me a size of some compiled .exe of about 18 k
| > > with the old version and 35 k with the new version. the program i
| > > compiled for testing was:
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