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Old 12-13-2002, 12:47 AM   #1
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Binaries are huge

When I try to compile source from tarballs the binary generated
using the the default 'configure' settings is really huge. Is there
a setting to optimize for size? Also, I'm pretty sure I'm not static
linking so don't think that's the problem.
Old 12-13-2002, 12:49 AM   #2
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-O flag is used in gcc to optimize for size, use O2 to optimize more and O3 to optimize even more.


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