Simple GUI on Win95 = 500k?

Michael Hirmke
Tue Aug 31 23:49:00 GMT 1999

Hi Frederico,

>I have just compiled and linked my very first GUI application using cygwin
>b20 and the size of the executable was 500KB. The program simply show a
>MessageBox reaing "Hello World!" with a main windows a very simple window
>procedure attached to it. Is it usual?

strip your.exe?

Michael Hirmke           | Telefon +49 (911) 557999
Georg-Strobel-Strasse 81 | FAX     +49 (911) 557664
90489 Nuernberg          | E-Mail
                         | WWW

Want to unsubscribe from this list?
Send a message to

More information about the Cygwin mailing list