[fpc-devel]don't youthinkit'stime toupdatedelphimodecompatibility?- IDispatch, implements

Florian Klaempfl F.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Sun May 29 14:08:48 CEST 2005

Matthias Hryniszak wrote:

>> Nobody said that the same size can be reached, but I don't consider 132k
>> against 86k as a real problem. If you consider it as a problem, use
>> Delphi.
> That's not what I ment. I see a problem with a GUI app that's using FCL.
> This apps are really of size that's not acceptable. That's why I started
> to learn win32-api to create GUI apps cause that what comes out of
> FPC+FCL is just to big.

The FCL is non visual? You mean the LCL? I don't know if you can do much
about it. The OOP design of the LCL makes smartlinking impossible.

> 132kb and 86bk is abosutely no problem. In addition, UPX -9 makes the
> difference much smaller (about 4kb) so it's not the problem. Is there
> something that could make the GUI app with FCL also within reasonable size?
> Regards,
> Matthias.
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