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How to reduce a size of executable ?

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My binary is too large and QA is suggesting to reduce its size. What are the possible measures can be tried to reduce the size?

posted Jan 16, 2015 by Harshita Dhaliwal

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Use dynamic libraries instead of static library. Do Code reuse ability where ever required, use dynamic allocation more. This way you can optimize exe.

answer Jan 16, 2015 by Naren Badsara
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Please avoid to use debugging flags and use compiler optimization options. These things may help you out.
For example: GCC compiler uses -g option to enable debugging and also -O1, -O2, -O3 etc flags to optimize the code.

answer Jan 17, 2015 by Harshita
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