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Old 12-04-2007
reducing size of executeable in C under Unix


Could any one tell me how to reduce the size of an executable file of C under

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Old 12-04-2007
use strip command...

but the downside is if you are using strip command,

debugging symbols and information will not be available to debug
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Old 12-04-2007
1. strip

2. check compiler option for optimisation based on code size, not speed

3. using dynamic linking instead of static linking

4. avoid duplication of code

5. avoid duplication of strings
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