This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin XFree86 project.
RE: Stripping exe's
- To: "'cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: Stripping exe's
- From: Suhaib Siddiqi <ssiddiqi at inspirepharm dot com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 12:09:24 -0400
For distribution we need to enable stripping.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Hourihane [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2001 12:06 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Stripping exe's
> One thing I have noticed with the new auto-import libraries
> is that the size of the exe's bloat by several hundred K. I
> don't know the technical reasons behind it, but......
> Anyone have any objections to me enabling the stripping of
> exe's in XFree86 ?
> Which puts them back to the right kind of size.
> The developers can always re-enable it for debugging.
> PS. I just reduced my /usr/X11R6/bin directory from 88MB to 38MB.