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Re: Compiling uClibc with MIPS SDE6

To: colin <>
Subject: Re: Compiling uClibc with MIPS SDE6
From: Nigel Stephens <>
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2005 12:12:26 +0100
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colin wrote:

>Hi there,
>I encounter a problem when compiling uClibc with SDE6. If compiling with
>debug information enabled, the output executable file of busybox is about
>the same with the one that is compiled with SDE5, but uClibc libraries are
>over 10 times the size of the ones that are compiled with SDE5. I am
>wondering if it is because GCC 3.4.4 of SDE6 has changed some parameters

SDE 6 uses Dwarf-2 debug data, whereas SDE 5 used Stabs. That may
explain the difference.


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