Possible to reduce or disable locales?

Jonathan Wakely jwakely.gcc@gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 08:04:22 GMT 2020

On Sat, 20 Jun 2020 at 07:32, Stephen Casner <casner@acm.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Jun 2020, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
> >
> > You can reduce those with --disable-wchar_t
> > --disable-libstdcxx-dual-abi but not get rid of locale-handling code
> > completely.
> Thank you for the prompt and helpful reply.  Disabling those features
> reduced the size of all but two of the files:
> 15140   ./libstdc++-v3/src/c++11/locale-inst.o
> 152ac   ./msoft-float/libstdc++-v3/src/c++11/locale-inst.o
> Those two remained the same size as before because, I assume based on
> the filenames, they don't involve wchar_t or the dual ABI.


> Is it possible to build only c++98 and not c++11 or c++17?  That is,
> other than going back to a really old gcc.  I looked through the
> options listed by configure --help and didn't see such an option.

No, that's not possible.

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