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Re: Static libcurl size under Windows

From: Jan Ehrhardt <>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:53:21 +0200

Konstantin Vlasov in gmane.comp.web.curl.library (Wed, 19 Apr 2017
21:38:45 +0300):
>nmake /f mode=static WITH_SSL=static DEBUG=no MACHINE=x86 WITH_DEVEL=C:\Programs\OpenSSL\x32 ENABLE_SSPI=no ENABLE_WINSSL=no
>It produced libcurl_a.lib with size of 21 Mb! I tried the same with 7.52.1 (the
>last version with lib/* so that I could compare), and it produced the
>same huge file, so it's not the difference between 7.52.1/7.54.0, but some
>difference in build procedures.
>So, my questions are:
>1. Why are the resultant files so hugely different?

What is the size of your libeay32.lib & ssleay32.lib files?

Received on 2017-04-19