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Re: Bloat in the Emacs Windows package

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Bloat in the Emacs Windows package
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 08:37:51 +0300

> From: address@hidden (Phillip Lord)
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:40:39 +0100
> >> objcopy --only-keep-debug emacs.exe emacs.debug
> >> strip -g emacs.exe
> >> strip -g emacs-26.2.exe
> >> objcopy --add-gnu-debuglink=emacs.debug emacs.exe
> >> objcopy --add-gnu-debuglink=emacs.debug emacs-26.2.exe
> >
> > There is no magic: if emacs.exe and emacs-26.2.exe are two separate
> > files (not hard links to the same file data), then yes, you will need
> > the additional commands above.  Sorry for not saying that explicitly.
> >From what you are saying, emacs.exe and emacs-26.2.exe *will be* hard
> links before they are zipped, but not after.

If they are hard links before the above commands, you don't need
separate commands for each executable.  When unzipped, they will both
have the same debuglink section.

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