[gs-bugs] [Bug 690298] New: gs 8.64 binary is 3X larger than gs 8.63

bugs.ghostscript.com-bugzilla-daemon at ghostscript.com bugs.ghostscript.com-bugzilla-daemon at ghostscript.com
Thu Feb 19 15:33:43 PST 2009


http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=690298

           Summary: gs 8.64 binary is 3X larger than gs 8.63
           Product: Ghostscript
           Version: 8.64
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P4
         Component: Regression
        AssignedTo: support at artifex.com
        ReportedBy: williambader at hotmail.com
         QAContact: gs-bugs at ghostscript.com


I built gs from source on Fedora 8 Linux on an Intel Core2Duo CPU.
I used the same procedures to build gs8.64 as before (with the exception of
using "base" instead of "src").
The data space is much larger.  Was a declaration or initialization changed?
$ ls -l gs8.63/gs.lin gs8.64/gs.lin 
-rwxrwxrwx 1 william users  3386464 2009-01-23 11:59 gs8.63/gs.lin
-rwxrwxrwx 1 william users 10779000 2009-02-19 23:58 gs8.64/gs.lin
$ size gs8.63/gs.lin gs8.64/gs.lin 
   text    data     bss     dec     hex filename
3329761   31256    3808 3364825  3357d9 gs8.63/gs.lin
3426993 7325368   12608 10764969         a442a9 gs8.64/gs.lin
$ file gs8.63/gs.lin gs8.64/gs.lin 
gs8.63/gs.lin: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV),
dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, stripped
gs8.64/gs.lin: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV),
dynamically linked (uses shared libs), for GNU/Linux 2.6.9, stripped
$ ldd gs8.63/gs.lin | wc -l
13
$ ldd gs8.64/gs.lin | wc -l
13



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