setup w/char* eliminated is big

Robert Collins
Thu Feb 14 13:18:00 GMT 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 2:19 AM
Subject: Re: setup w/char* eliminated is big

> On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 08:35:57PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >Ok,
> > finally got some breathing time.
> >
> >Setup with char * eliminated is ~350K. Ouch.
> >
> >This is why I've not committed my patch yet (I've been trying to see
> >*where* the extra 100K appeared from).
> >
> >Chris - is this a problem? IMO it's still a tiny fraction of the
> >distribution size, and we're reducing the number of reasons a setup
> >update is *required* as we make /etc/profile and so on into packages.
> I dunno.  I think it probably is a problem.  I assume that you're
> more of libstdc++.a which will be a problem for cross compiles.

No, we're not using more of libstdc++.a. It's purely a size issue

I'll do a test cross compile this evening.


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