[tex-live] static vs. dynamic (was: pdftex on linux-alpha, libstdc++ problems)

Martin Schroeder martin@oneiros.de
Mon, 11 Feb 2002 19:33:32 +0100

On 2002-02-06 16:03:29 +0100, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Good idea, did you check the size differences after stripping of the
> statically and dynamically build binaries? If the diff is big, we could
> provide both static and dynamic versions, if the diff is small, forget
> it and only take the static.

On Linux 2.0 the diff is relatively small:

fully dynamic:
        1143612 texk/web2c/pdfetex
        1106652 texk/web2c/pdftex

fully static:
        1400228 texk/web2c/pdfetex
        1363268 texk/web2c/pdftex

Don't know if we are that short on space to look for every kB. :-)

Best regards