[Lazarus] Large program size - 1.8 MB for empty GUI project

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Fri Apr 3 16:27:22 CEST 2009

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho schrieb:

> And now it comes to another point. If you compare the LCL to other
> cross-platform GUI libraries, like Qt, it's actually much smaller, but
> with the down side that we still can't make the LCL into DLLs, which
> can be reused in multiple applications.

IMO using runtime DLLs should not be a high priority goal. My experience 
is that updates of such DLLs tend to break older programs. I've been 
very happy when Delphi allowed me to write self-contained applications, 
independent from runtime DLLs.


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