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From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-04 17:33:06

On Tuesday, February 04, 2003 5:27 PM [GMT+1=CET],
David A. Greene <greened_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Jaap Suter wrote:
> > > Try turning off debug symbols; GCC spends a long time and a lot of
> > > disk generating them.
> >
> >
> > Thanks, works excellent! In fact, my GCC object files and executables
> > the smallest now.
> Yep, I came to the same conclusion. Unfortunately, it does not help
> much when you need to debug your program. :( Is any work being done
> to fix gcc regarding the number and size of debug symbols being
> generated?

I don't know; submit a bug report with a reproducible test case:

Dave Abrahams
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