Suspicious sizes by different C compilers

Zoong Pham dpham at
Tue Mar 19 14:29:21 EST 2002

On Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 01:29:45PM +1100, Martin Pool wrote:
> On 19 Mar 2002, Zoong Pham <dpham at> wrote:
> > It is about _7 times_ smaller!
> On gcc, rsync builds by default with debug symbols included.  If you
> strip both executables, they should end up about the same size.

You are right. after strip both executables, they are very much have
the same size.

> > Is there any comprehensive test suite so I can test the rsync to
> There is "make check", but it is not yet as comprehensive as it should
> be.  If you'd like to contribute additional test cases that would be
> great.

I will try.
Thanks for your help, Martin.

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