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Re: compiler problem

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Subject: Re: compiler problem
From: Geoffrey Espin <espin@idiom.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 13:26:51 -0800
Cc: linux-mips <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20011114134718.E16741@dea.linux-mips.net>; from Ralf Baechle on Wed, Nov 14, 2001 at 01:47:18PM +1100
References: <1005591216.470.20.camel@zeus> <20011114134718.E16741@dea.linux-mips.net>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
I discovered that HJ Lu's toolchain seems to generate binaries
sometimes nearly twice what I used to get with the old VR toolchain.
Here are some of my apps (-static -stripped):

OLD 'VR' tools

    -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root       302384 Oct  4  2001 chat
    -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root       443848 Oct  4  2001 iptables
    -r-sr-x---    1 root     root       619620 Oct  4  2001 pppd
    -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root       445788 Oct  4  2001 thttpd
    -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root       335560 Oct  4  2001 udhcpd

NEW gcc version 2.96 20000731

    -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     espin      543876 Nov 13 16:13 chat
    -rwxr-xr-x    1 espin    espin      740092 Nov 13 16:13 iptables
    -r-sr-x---    1 root     pppusers   907256 Nov 13 16:13 pppd
    -rwxr-xr-x    1 espin    espin      703880 Nov 13 16:13 thttpd
    -rwxr-xr-x    1 espin    espin      599200 Nov 13 16:13 udhcpd


I guess this is most likely a glibc issue?

Geoff
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espin@idiom.com

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