Wine binaries size

Erich Hoover ehoover at
Sun Jun 29 13:09:31 CDT 2008

Most distributions ship "stripped" binaries that have the debugging symbols
removed.  Run "man strip" at a terminal for details on how to do this

Erich Hoover
ehoover at

On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 12:06 PM, dAnIK SeNT <dsent at> wrote:

> Hi.
> Trying to get comfortable with Wine development tools, I noticed one thing
> that I'm curious about. When I compile wine 1.1.0 on i686 Ubuntu virtual
> machine (I didn't manage to compile it on my "real" x86_64 openSUSE 10.3
> despite all the googling and trying and pain :-)), resulting binaries take
> about 130 Mb on disk. It's way too much in comparison with Ubuntu/openSUSE
> deb/rpm binaries which take about 50 mb unpacked.
> Experimenting with CFLAGS and ./configure options didn't help at all. Am I
> doing something wrong?
> P.S. I can do some C++ and want to help Wine development very much, but
> have
> no experience in programming for *nix, so excuse my dumb questions. Didn't
> mean to annoy anyone :-)
> --
> Best regards,
> Sentiabov Danila aka dAnIK SeNT
> dsent at
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