Saving space.

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Wed Sep 11 18:52:17 PDT 2002

On August 29, 2002 04:31 pm, Timothy Bauscher wrote:
> From the ld manpage:
> "-S  Omits debugger symbol information (but not all sym-
>      bols) from the output file.
>  -s  Omits all symbol information from the output  file."
> By setting CC='gcc -s' at the start of chapter 5, we can
> save lots of space for /static. Since /static is only
> temporary anyway, no one will miss their debugging symbols.
> A note about this ld flag can be mentioned in Chapter 6
> [About debugging symbols] as well.
> Thanks to Michaël Tousignant for pointing this out.
> Gerard, Mark, you agree?

Sure why not. It's a great tip.

Gerard Beekmans

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