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From: "Damian Yerrick" <web DOT poison AT pineight DOT 8m DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Linker trimming unused code/data
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 13:18:50 -0500
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Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il> wrote in message
news:Pine DOT SUN DOT 3 DOT 91 DOT 990930154612 DOT 21365D-100000 AT is...
>
> On Thu, 30 Sep 1999, Gautier wrote:
>
> > Is there a way to make ld trim unused code/data ?
> > It _seems_ not to do such deletions...
>
> What unused data did you see?
>
> Did you try linking with the -s switch, or running `strip' on the program
> after it is linked?  If not, please try that.

And if strip doesn't make it small enough, try UPX instead.
It strips debugging symbols _and_ compresses your code.
http://www.nexus.hu/upx/


Damian Yerrick
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