[Release-testers] [cfe-dev] [7.0.0 Release] rc2 has been tagged

Hans Wennborg via Release-testers release-testers at lists.llvm.org
Mon Aug 27 01:23:56 PDT 2018

On Sat, Aug 25, 2018 at 12:03 AM, Marcus Johnson
<bumblebritches57 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Don't forget to compile (everything if possible, but especially LLVM) as a
>> shared library on Windows.
> the installed toolchain is about 10 times bigger than the executable,
> because the static library is being compressed, which means on disk it's
> taking up far more space than it needs.

If we had a way of building e.g. at least LLVM as a dll, maybe we
could do this, but currently the binaries are all statically linked
and there is no plan to change this.

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