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SubjectRe: gcc-2.95.3 vs gcc-3.0.4
hugang wrote:
>
> On Fri, 22 Feb 2002 23:40:09 -0500
> Justin Piszcz <war@starband.net> wrote:
>
> ...
> > GCC 2.95.3
> ...
> > System is 899 kB
> ...
> > GCC 3.0.4
> ...
> > System is 962 kB
> ...
> >
> Why the system size is different. Possble your use differ config.

Later versions of gcc produce larger executables, due to more aggressive
alignment of code and data. Most of this can be turned off, but the
kernel build system isn't doing that.

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