[Development] QtSDK size difference between mingw and msvc version

Laszlo Papp lpapp at kde.org
Fri Mar 29 11:04:14 CET 2013

On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 6:05 PM, Thiago Macieira
<thiago.macieira at intel.com>wrote:

> > It obviously boils down to the question why especially the debug dlls
> > are so much bigger (like Qt5Guid.dll: 131MB vs 5MB).
> Debugging symbols are much bigger and extremely space-inefficient with
> GCC is switching to DWARF4 and that should help.

Yes, exactly. I have just looked into the details a bit, yesterday:

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