How big is python24.dll?

Miki Tebeka miki.tebeka at
Tue Jul 13 08:35:25 CEST 2004

Hello A.,

> For those how downloaded the new python, how big is it? I am speaking
> of the DLL on Windows.
> I am just curious; it would be interesting to compare the sizes of
> earlier versions with this alpha release. These are the python
> versions I know about:
> [-] python21.dll, July, 26th, 2001, 693KB
> [-] python23.dll, July, 29th, 2003, 953KB
> [-] python24.dll, July, 10th, 2004, ?
As people said it's 1.7MB.

If you care about disk space you can use upx to compress it.
Using --best --force the dll is now 776K and the regression test passes.

Miki Tebeka <miki.tebeka at>
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