[ITA] w32api-3.0b_svn5368-1

Andy Koppe andy.koppe@gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 18:49:00 GMT 2012

On 14 August 2012 09:02, Kai Tietz wrote:
> 2012/8/14 Corinna Vinschen:
>> On Aug 14 08:46, Andy Koppe wrote:
>>> Yep, mintty builds fine with that, and appears to work. For some
>>> reason it's 9K bigger than with the current w32api though.
>> I think this is because the mingw-w64 libs come with a couple more
>> static elements built into the libs (GUIDs and stuff).
>> Kai, can you explain the difference?
>> Corinna
> Well, major difference here is - as you already mentioned - the fact
> that mingw-w64 provides some helper-routines (as described by msdn) in
> ws2_32 and some other libraries.  Also the uuid-library is a bit
> bigger.  Also we provide some of the intrinsic-function as
> inline-code, which might be responsible for some size-improvment - but
> better optimization - you notice.

Fair enough. I just highlighted it in case it's unexpected.

> Btw have you checked size with
> debugging-information, or without?



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