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Reducing the binary size?

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Looking some suggestions,
My binary size is huge after compilation, i want it get reduced so that loading is faster. Any input?

My Environement
C, Linux and gcc

posted Oct 30, 2014 by anonymous

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You can do these following things:

1.  Try to remove unused header files.
2.  Try to use shared libraries instead of static libraries. (I am assuming you know the difference between these two)
3.  Not the least use gcc with optimization option i.e (-O , -O1, -O2, -O3 or -Os) capital O not zero. 
    I would suggest to with -Os option.  
    "gcc -Os program_name.c"

Compile your code with and without -O option, and you will see the size differences between these two.

answer Oct 30, 2014 by Arshad Khan
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