|Dead code elimination firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve Boswell) (1991-10-26)|
|re: Dead code elimination email@example.com (Chuck Lins) (1991-10-28)|
|Re: Dead code elimination firstname.lastname@example.org (1991-10-29)|
|Re: Dead code elimination email@example.com (1991-11-01)|
|Re: Dead code elimination firstname.lastname@example.org (1991-11-05)|
|Re: Dead code elimination email@example.com (1991-11-05)|
|Re: Dead code elimination firstname.lastname@example.org (1991-11-05)|
|Re: Dead code elimination email@example.com (1991-11-06)|
|Re: Dead Code Elimination firstname.lastname@example.org (1991-11-07)|
|dead code elimination email@example.com (1991-11-26)|
|[1 later articles]|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Clyde Smith-Stubbs)|
|Organization:||HI-TECH Software, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.|
|References:||91-10-106 91-10-109 91-10-113|
|Date:||Fri, 1 Nov 91 22:43:48 GMT|
email@example.com (Henry Spencer) writes:
>I fear that the bulk of stuff brought in by printf nowadays is probably not
>conversions, but bloated versions of support facilities like the i/o library.
I'd still like to know why a simple printf("Hello world\n"); when compiled
with cc -n on my Sun produces a 94K program! No wonder they had to
implement dynamic linking! And that 94K includes over 40K code AND over
40K data! Does anyone have any idea what it is all for?
For comparison, the same program produces an executable file size of 7K
from our 386 compiler. Still rather a lot, but a hell of a lot less than 94K!
Clyde Smith-Stubbs | HI-TECH Software, | Voice: +61 7 300 5011
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