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From: pavenis AT lanet DOT lv
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To: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>, djgpp-workers AT delorie DOT com
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 1999 18:38:37 +0300
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Subject: Re: Library size in v2.03 alpha
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On 9 Aug 99, at 12:03, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> The size of all the lib*.a files is significantly larger than v2.02.  It 
> seems that the reason is the local labels in the object files.  I didn't 
> find any compiler option to leave them out, but "strip -X" seems to 
> remove them (libc.a goes down from 758KB to something like 644KB).
> Should I add "strip -X" to the library makefiles?

Local labels should be removed by AS. Fixed in current CVS 
version of binutils and there are also patches for binutils-2.9.1


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