Powerpc-eabi, bootstrap compilers...

David Korn dkorn@pixelpower.com
Fri Oct 19 06:06:00 GMT 2001


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Yves Rutschle [ mailto:y.rutschle@indigovision.com ]
>Sent: 19 October 2001 13:23

>Well, using Glibc the smallest static executables (think ln,
>ls, cat, that sort of things) average 240K instead of +-
>20K, so my /usr/bin would suddenly grow from 350Mb or so...
>How many executables are there on an average system? :-)
>
>Now, maybe the real problem is the bloat in Glibc, but then
>the Glibc people will tell you that it's not a real problem
>considering space is so cheap *and* it's shared... ack.

  Does glibc not use -ffunction-sections, or is it just so interweaved that
that has no noticeable effect?

  I agree that 240k overhead on files in the 1-20k region is way much even
these days!

       DaveK
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