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Subject: Re: [boost] Support for Cell processor
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-13 18:33:57

Joel Falcou wrote:

> However, it's impossible to use any C++ code that include *any* part of
> std cause it makes the resulting binary too big for the spu linker.
> For some boost libraries, the std include is merely used for some
> optionnal display. For others, large parts of functionnalities is made
> useless.

How does including a header generate bigger executables?

I would say it's linking against the standard library that is a problem
or not. Ideally, a good compiler should also be able to remove unused
symbols at link-time, making that a non-issue.

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