crosstool-generated toolchain produces massive ELF executable

Bill Gatliff
Tue Jan 31 13:22:00 GMT 2006

Dave et al.:

Dave Korn wrote:

>  Sometimes using just a few simple glibc functions can inadvertently pull in a whole boatload of other dependencies.  Does
>compiling with -fno-exceptions help?
>  Otherwise you're just going to have to look at the output of the linker map where it shows which symbols caused which other
>symbols to be pulled in and figure it out.  Is there a sprintf() call somewhere you could leave out, for instance?

--cref is pretty handy for this.  It tells you the dependencies that 
caused a given module to link.


Bill Gatliff

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