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Subject: Re: [boost] Extremely large Visual Studio libboost_log_setup* binaries
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-02 09:32:40

On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 4:47 PM, Tom Kent <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> In the 1.54.0 release, I noticed that the size of the binaries built with
> visual studio was more than twice that of the previous releases. For
> example the msvc-8.0-64 build went from 2GB to 5GB. Upon further
> investigation, almost all of that increase was in the libboost_log_setup*
> binaries, which were each in the 100s of MBs.
> Does anyone know if there is a reason for this? Is it a configuration
> error?

Yes, these libraries are expected to be quite large, especially when debug
symbols are on.

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