[fpc-devel] inline... and philosophy
J. Gareth Moreton
gareth at moreton-family.com
Fri Nov 8 16:02:05 CET 2019
I guess that's the consequence of Microsoft Visual C++ having such a
large market share.
Gareth aka. Kit
On 08/11/2019 14:55, Ben Grasset via fpc-devel wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 8, 2019 at 8:28 AM J. Gareth Moreton
> <gareth at moreton-family.com <mailto:gareth at moreton-family.com>> wrote:
> The large binary sizes feel like an elephant
> in the room that no-one talks about.
> Relatively speaking, FPC actually does very well as far as binary size
> for a language that specifically aims to have robust RTTI
> functionality. C++ binaries are often small simply because because
> it's quite normal in C++ to build with both exception handling and
> RTTI disabled entirely, for example.
> Against basically anything else FPC generally comes out significantly
> smaller, though. Ever seen the size of a Go binary? Or a Rust binary?
> Even their Helllo Worlds are non-trivially larger than FPC's.
> So I think no one talks about it essentially because FPC binaries are
> already exactly the size they logically should be, given the general
> goals of the language / compiler.
> fpc-devel maillist - fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the fpc-devel