Beam files, module beam_lib and source code
Tue Feb 13 22:18:44 CET 2001
On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 01:32:05PM +0100, Robert Virding wrote:
> Adding the fix for compile.erl which I posted a few weeks back to change
> the default behavior for debug_info in .beam files will not affect all
> the libraries built when building the system. However, if size is
> important then replace bootstrap/lib/compiler-3.0.1/ebin/compile.beam
> with a modified compile.beam. Next time the release is built then all
> the libraries will be stripped. This saves about 40% of the size of
> the system.
Seems like it should be simple to write a tool to strip a beam file, maybe
even the basis of one was posted a while back. Or am I missing something?
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