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From: "Stefan Viljoen" <rylan AT intekom DOT com>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Size
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1999 07:07:43 +0200
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Valkir <jfd50 AT videotron DOT ca> wrote in message
news:XQj34.344$nx1 DOT 17835 AT wagner DOT videotron DOT net...
> How can I optimize my config so the size isn't that huge?
>
> Now if I do something like
>
> void main(){}
>
> it take 86k... something wrong I know :o)
>
> It does that with rhide and gcc...

Two steps

1. Use the -s GCC commandline option

gcc -o test.exe test.c -s

This strips debug info out of the produced .EXE

2. Use an EXE file compressor like DJP (DJGPP executables only) or UPX
(generic executable file compressor).


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