Freeze size Question

Andrew Tanner Andrew_Tanner at
Wed Jun 23 18:07:12 CEST 1999

When I compiled using on my Solaris 2.6 machine it came out
being 1.5 megs! I then used strip to remove all of the symbols and it came to
about 511k which seems a bit more reasonable. Doesn't 1 megabyte of symbol
information seems a bit excessive? And compiling with out the '-g' switch only
cuts around 50k off the binary.

I'm trying to make the smallest, tightest, easiest binary to distribute, is
there anyway I can poke or prod to succumb to my wishes?


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