On Tue, Nov 30, 1999 at 11:12:40AM +0000, Hary Walsh mentioned:
> >>>>> "John" =3D=3D John P Looney <jplooney-ilug at online.ie> writes:
> John> Anyone know why C++ has so much extra debugging stuff in
> John> there, compared
> John> to C ?
> Which compiler did you use? How do you know that an equivilant C
> program will not have as much debug information. Debug information is=20
> dependant on a few things.
I was using G++. I've prolly used GCC to compile over a thousand programs
over the years. Never have I seen a resultant executable that was 45MB
when compiled statically, or 13MB when compiled dynamically, that could be
reduced to a measly 5MB and 3MB respectively when stripped.
All it was was a keyserver - not an immensly complex piece of software -
it's a rudimentary database/search engine with LDAP support.
Microsoft. The best reason in the world to drink beer.
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!