[Lazarus] Size of binaries etc.

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Fri Mar 23 08:05:54 CET 2012

On Thu, 22 Mar 2012 18:31:06 +0000
Mark Morgan Lloyd <markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:

> Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
> > I did some tests here and I guess this is simply the normal size of an
> > app if you use ComCtrls. 1,5MB was for a minimal app with a form and
> > some buttons. ComCtrls alone adds 1MB You can check this in the menu
> > Project->Show used ppu files (might be 0.9.31+ only).
> You've hit it on the head. Cody shows that ComCtrls is being pulled in 
> as part of LCLBase, even if none of its controls are being used (in the 
> current case, the test form and associated unit are entirely empty).
> Shouldn't at least some of this be excluded by smartlinking?

Cody values are before smart linking.

I heard there is a compiler flag that shows information after smart


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