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From: Alexander Nasonov (alnsn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-11 12:58:36

Amerio wrote:
> Hello,
> After compiling on debian/gcc-2.95.4, this so
> weights 195kB, while libpthread weights only 100kB.
> Why such a huge difference ? Isn't boost::thread meant to be as lightweight
> as possible ?

Try building it with Boost.Build v2 (bjam --v2 gcc release). It's only
64K because read_write_mutex.o (223K in release) is excluded from link.
I don't know whether it's intentional or an oversight.

Alexander Nasonov

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