[lazarus] File sizes

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Wed Nov 13 18:49:38 EST 2002

At 22:57 13-11-2002, you wrote:
>At 10:46 13.11.2002, you wrote:
>>At 10:34 AM 11/13/02 +0100, you wrote:
>> >+ From: Brad Campbell [mailto:brad at wasp.net.au]
>> >+
>> >+ I have tried to build Lazarus smartlinked on my laptop (1GHZ PIII
>> >+ with 128MB of ram) but even leaving it running overnight, it has
>> >+ not completed.
>> >+
>> >+ Not a problem, just an observation :p)
>> >
>> >Is this a smartlink issue ? Building Lazarus most times takes a few minutes
>> >in my case (dual PII 266 with 96 MB)
>>Oh yes, building a non-smartlinked version takes only a couple of minutes 
>>on my laptop. It's not a lazarus problem.
>Usually, the huge compilation times come from the external assembler.

Try the 1.1 compiler it has an internal ELF object writer that is able to 
generate the smartlink libraries (.a files) on the fly.


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