[Mono-list] Stripped down mono applications

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Jul 7 15:47:45 EDT 2006


> Works fine, thank you!
> A simple "Hello world" System.Windows.Forms Win32 app can be compressed 
> to less than 2.5 MB using mkbundle.
> Am I right to assume the CIL linker will drastically reduce the 
> resulting executable size?
> What percentage of the 2.5 MB of the bundle is approx. unused?

You are correct.   The size will depend on the features you require.

I do not have done the exercise myself to find out how much, but for a
simple app, I would doubt that you use more than 10% of mscorlib.

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