[gdal-dev] GDAL built with MinGW dll size

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Sun Dec 20 04:15:05 PST 2015

Le dimanche 20 décembre 2015 12:26:05, Predator a écrit :
> Hi,
> I have managed to built gdal with MinGW 4.8.1 and MSYS. The output
> libgdal-1.dll file weighs 49MB. It's a lot. The same library available to
> download from gisinternals built with MVSC weighs 9-10MB.
> So my question is: Have I done something wrong, or it is normal for MinGW?
> Can I somehow reduce dll size?

Are you sure it is an optimized build (with -O2) without debugging symbol (no 
-g) ?

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