IcedTea Package Size

Stefan Ring stefan at
Thu Feb 21 00:27:39 PST 2013

> I suspect this is related to static/dynamic linking. But, I've gone through
> all the flags in IcedTea's `configure` and I don't see anything obvious
> about linkage that could be causing the size difference. In addition, my
> system JDK is the same version (JDK6u27), was built with IcedTea, and has a
> 12mb

Probably because of debug info. This discussion comes to mind:

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