Big honkin' binutils

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Mon Jan 20 00:03:47 PST 2003


On Sun, 19 Jan 2003, Peter B. Steiger wrote:

>                                                                 and I 
> notice that although the shared library version of ld and as are half the 
> size of the static version, they're still 5 times as large as their 
> 2.11.93.0.2 counterparts that came with RH 7.3 - 307976 for ld and 227912 
> for as 2.11.93, vs. 1041757 for ld and 1648032 for as 2.13.2.1.  Are the 
> two versions that much different, or is this because (per the instructions) 
> I disabled all optimzation overrides, or did I screw something else up?
> 

 Sounds suspiciously as if the RH binaries are stripped, and yours
aren't (yet).  Using strip is covered near the end of the book. 

Ken
-- 
 Out of the darkness a voice spake unto me, saying "smile, things could be
worse". So I smiled, and lo, things became worse.



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