Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 8th Jun 2006 00:08 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Windows Microsoft released Vista Beta 2 for public consumption. It does not require a Key but will expire on June 1 2007. You can download the 3GB ISOs (or from here) for 32bit and 64bit architectures.
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RE[3]: 3GB ISO?
by falemagn on Thu 8th Jun 2006 15:46 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: 3GB ISO?"
falemagn
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2005-07-06

> Debug symbols, WTF?, there is no way that takes up
> so much space, what are you smoking?

$ g++ -o parse parse.cc -I /usr/include/boost-1_33_1/ -Os -g
$ ls -l parse
-rwxr-xr-x 1 libero Nessuno 5672196 Jun 8 17:40 parse
$ strip parse.exe
$ ls -l parse
-rwxr-xr-x 1 libero Nessuno 314368 Jun 8 17:41 parse

A 1800% increase in size sounds like "much space" more to me, indeed.

That's with cygwin, btw, so one can't say it's ELF's fault. Notice how it's compiled with -Os too.

Edited 2006-06-08 15:47

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