Wine Gecko 1.8-beta1

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Tue Sep 4 06:09:55 CDT 2012

Vincent Povirk <madewokherd at> wrote:

> > On related note, I seriously consider dropping debug builds and replace
> > them by unstripped release build or even just a separated package
> > containing only debug symbols for the release build.
> No one has complained about the debugging symbols in Wine Mono yet.
> They are included mostly because I don't know how to get rid of them,
> and it seems silly to put effort into that given the debug symbols
> have proven useful so far.

So, I decided to have a look at ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/mono sizes, and
was pretty surprized by the result:

cd ~/.wine/drive_c/windows
du -h ./mono
121M	./mono
find ./mono -type f -exec strip {} \;
du -h ./mono
104M	./mono

So, it's not the debug symbols that creates all that bloat in mono.


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