Re: [code][textadept] NIGHTLY executables on Win32 are static

From: Peter Rolf <indiego.att.gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 21:56:46 +0200

Am 2018-04-10 um 21:47 schrieb Mitchell:
> Hi Peter,
>
> On Tue, 10 Apr 2018, Peter Rolf wrote:
>
>> Am 2018-04-10 um 20:05 schrieb Mitchell:
>>> Hi Peter,
>>>
>>> On Tue, 10 Apr 2018, Peter Rolf wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Mitchell,
>>>>
>>>> just cross compiled the source version from 07.04.18 and it works fine
>>>> (textadept.exe, 1.8MB). I noticed that the Win32 NIGHTLY binaries from
>>>> your site are still static. Sorry, didn't see it last time I reported
>>>> back.
>>>
>>> What do you mean by static? I downloaded the latest Win32 nightly and it
>>> was for last night (9 April 2018).
>>>
>>
>> Static means, that all libraries are part of the executable (size of
>> textadept.exe is 16.9MB instead of 1.8MB). Currently you have the
>> libraries (*.dll) and four static executables (which don't need or use
>> the *.dll files).
>
> Oh, the nightlies actually are built with debugging symbols, which
> bloats up the size enormously, but can help with crash backtraces or
> user-initiated gdb sessions. The DLLs are not statically linked with the
> exes. (I just tried moving them and running Textadept; I got a "dll not
> found" type of error.)
>

I see (that's some fine bloat). Sorry for the noise.

Cheers, Peter

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Received on Tue 10 Apr 2018 - 15:56:46 EDT

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