[fpc-pascal] FPC 3.0 vs 2.6.4 under FreeBSD

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu Dec 17 14:30:48 CET 2015

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote on Thu, 17 Dec 2015:

> On 2015-12-17 13:14, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> It is very unlikely that this difference is primarily due to
>> improvements in compiler code or data generation between 2.6.4 and
>> 3.0. Maybe one of these binaries is stripped and the other not
> Nope, the news seems to be that good. ;-)

As mentioned in my original mail, the difference may be due different  
defaults in the compiler or in the units shipped with it (maybe even  
specifically to  FreeBSD). There really has been no improvement in the  
compiler or RTL that magically cuts binary sizes almost in half.


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