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Re: documentation on building the cygwin dll
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Cc: Carlo Florendo <carlo at astra dot ph>
- Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 09:38:59 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: documentation on building the cygwin dll
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Thu, 24 Jul 2003, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jul 2003, Carlo Florendo wrote:
> > Hello Sam,
> > > From: "Robb, Sam"
> > > Don't know if this will help, but I've attached a makefile
> > > and script that I use to do a checkout and build of the Cygwin
> > > DLL source from CVS.
> > I was able to build the dll with your script. However, how come the
> > new-cygwin1.dll size is over 6 MB? Is this correct? I've checked the
> > latest version of cygwin1.dll and its size is less than 1 MB.
> The DLL you've built contains all available symbols, whereas the distributed DLL
> is stripped (of those symbols).
> $ strip new-cygwin.dll
Note, though, that once you strip the DLL, it becomes non-debuggable, just
like the one on the mirrors. ;-)
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