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Re: Lib Size Usage in Embedded Systems

From: Guenter Knauf <>
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2004 13:25:33 +0200

> I want to reduce the size of the libcurl shared lib as far as possible.
> I did put #define HTTP_ONLY in setup.h

> But, the size of the shared lib is just over 500KB which is
> unacceptable.

> I want to use libcurl only for HTTP communication.

> Is there any way we can reduce the size to below 200 KB or so.
since mine is only ~140 kb I guess you have debug symbols in...
what OS you are on, which compiler?
if gcc then try to compile with -s, or just do a 'strip curl' to remove debug infos...

Received on 2004-07-05