Why Xorg built size so large..

David Hagood david.hagood at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 19:06:52 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-06-24 at 09:39 +0800, Chueh Steel wrote:
> I'm building xorg-server myself for debugging my touch
> input driver.  I found the /hw/xfree86/Xorg I built was so large in
> size (almost 8MB) which is larger then the original one 1.7MB...
> Any hint for that?
The copy you built has the symbols still in the file. Were you to strip

strip X

it would be much smaller.

However, if you are trying to debug something you DON'T want to strip
the debug symbols out!

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