[fpc-devel] Delphi smart-linking perspective ( Language change and implementation ... )

Paul Ishenin webpirat at mail.ru
Sun May 31 11:42:57 CEST 2009

Jonas Maebe wrote:
> Still quite minimal results. But unless I'm misremembering, it seems 
> that the size of the application itself has grown a lot. An empty form 
> with a button now results in an application of 1.8MB (Carbon/i386). I 
> thought it was closer to 1.1MB the last time that I tried this 
> (October last year).
Maybe it was less in size because it did not contain application icon? 
Icon is rather big resource.
> Here's where the size comes from (with smart linking and stripping, no 
> debug information):
> __TEXT  __DATA  __OBJC  others  total
> 1171456    655360    0    44932    1871748
Maybe for you as compiler developer this numbers are meanful but it is 
not so for me. How can we interprete them?

Best regards,
Paul Ishenin.

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