[LLVMdev] Why are LLVM libraries enormous?
ofv at wanadoo.es
Tue Jul 27 14:02:52 PDT 2010
Trevor Harmon <Trevor.W.Harmon at nasa.gov> writes:
> On Jul 23, 2010, at 10:24 AM, David Piepgrass wrote:
>> The top ten LLVM libraries (Win32 *.lib) are pretty huge:
>> Release Bld Debug Bld Name
>> 24,510,490 71,038,240 LLVMCodeGen.lib
> Not sure about Win32, but here are some numbers on OS X for comparison:
> 5,282,356 libLLVMCodeGen.a
Comparing the size of the static libraries makes little sense, and even
less when they are compiled by different tools. What really matters is
the size of the executables.
I agree that LLVM can be considered a heavyweight dependency on this
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