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Re: [Openvpn-users] Bug in status.c when building with VC


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Bug in status.c when building with VC
  • From: James Yonan <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 19:25:15 -0700 (MST)

On Wed, 8 Dec 2004, Blaine Fleming wrote:

> 
> >Maybe I'm missing something, but I don't understand how your MINGW
> >build became so big... I use 2.0-beta17 (hope the version difference
> >does not cause the grow) and the UPXed binaries dynamically linked to
> >the UPXed DLLs. Sizes in bytes are as follows:
> >
> >  33,280  openvpn-gui.exe
> >150,528  openvpn.exe
> >116,736  openssl.exe
> >417,792  libeay32.dll
> >  77,824  libssl32.dll
> 
> I looked back at the files I posted.  the file stripped.mingw was actually 
> the unstripped UPX version.  Stripping and then compressing the mingw build 
> yields comparable file sizes making the ICL build the largest of the UPX'd 
> files.  Considering the performance difference I am seeing, it is worth the 
> extra 60K.  Below are the new results.  These files are also available for 
> download at http://www.digital-z.net/openvpn if anyone wants to run some 
> performance tests.
> 
> 12/07/2004  09:20 PM           491,520 openvpn.icl
> 12/07/2004  08:18 PM         1,765,222 openvpn.mingw
> 12/07/2004  08:20 PM           339,968 openvpn.vc6
> 12/07/2004  08:07 PM           360,448 openvpn.vc7
> 12/08/2004  07:05 PM           161,280 stripped-upx.mingw
> 12/08/2004  07:05 PM           406,528 stripped.mingw
> 12/07/2004  09:20 PM           194,560 upx.icl
> 12/07/2004  08:18 PM           601,446 upx.mingw
> 12/07/2004  08:20 PM           134,144 upx.vc6
> 12/07/2004  08:07 PM           136,192 upx.vc7

Blaine,

Can you try making ICL/VC builds which are statically linked with OpenSSL?  
Right now they appear to have dynamic linkages to a non-MinGW-generated
OpenSSL.

James

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