[C++-sig] bindings size

Renato Araujo renatox at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 19:51:53 CET 2009

hi David,

This size is about my library, when I use "class_" and ".def()"
templates from libboost_python. And about the g++ flags I use -Os
which includes most of the flags for size optimizations. I tried with
others flags but the difference is minimum, nothing significant.


On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 2:43 PM, David Abrahams <dave at boostpro.com> wrote:
> on Fri Jan 23 2009, Renato Araujo <renatox-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm current using "CXXFLAGS=-ffunction-sections -Os" and "LDFLAGS
>> --gc-sections", and the library already striped, without strip the
>> size is about 12MB.
> There's a lot more you can do.  -fomit-frame-pointer,
> -finline-functions, ...man gcc, man
> There's no reason in and of itself that templates should cause this
> thing to be big.  You /are/ talking about the size of your binding .so
> and not libboost_python, right?
> --
> Dave Abrahams
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Renato Araujo Oliveira Filho

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