http://sourceforge.net/p/fbc/code/ci/0. ... ngelog.txt
dkl wrote:The size of binutils binaries annoys me aswell
Maybe recompiling binutils for each target disabling as much features as possible?
And/or using libbfd DLL instead of static linking could help on Win32
For unpacked installation YES, for the compressed installer NO.
> However the binutils binaries are nothing compared to the 4 MB gdb.exe
What's in ?
> and that's nothing compared to gcc's 10 MB cc1.exe...
Fortunately it's in the separate addon package :-)
And that's nothing compared to 20 GiB OS installation and that's nothing compared to 4 TiB HD costing just 200 $ or EUR and ... (long way to the insanity)
> fbc.exe is > 1 MB too, which already seems much, but that's also because it
> contains a lot of code. We can say fbc is bloated, because it could be
, if a big enough effort was made...
Has "-lang deprecated" been already removed ?
> with any assembler though until we add asm parsing to fbc itself
Is it on the ToDo list? IIRC I had suggested viewtopic.php?p=95866#p95866
FASM 5 years ago but it got rejected (during past 8 years, bloat of FASM grew from 60 KiB to 120 KiB ... and the bloat of GAS from 1/2 MiB to 1+1/2 MiB :shock: ).
> just replace the binaries in the bin/ directory as needed.
Any chance about the resolution problem in DOS viewtopic.php?t=11345
and GDI BUG http://users.freebasic-portal.de/dos386/fbbuggdi.ogv