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Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2013 18:21:10 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: Building libc separately from libm,librt,libpthread and

* Timerlan Moldobaev <> [2013-04-07 17:43:11 +0300]:
> Whereas the comparison table located in
> claims the size of complete .a set as 333k, I got around 2M while building
> the library on x86_64 with gcc version 4.1.1.

btw the comparision was made on i386 and
32bit vs 64bit can make a big difference

i just checked here and libc.a is 1.4M but
the real size of the object code is 338K using
size libc.a |awk '{s+=$4}END{print s/1024}'
(i386, gcc 4.8)

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