Q21833: .EXE File Size Larger than Other BASIC Compilers
Article: Q21833 Product(s): See article Version(s): 1.00 1.01 1.02 2.00 2.01 3.00 4.00 4.00b 4.50 Operating System(s): MS-DOS Keyword(s): ENDUSER | | mspl13_basic Last Modified: 27-DEC-1989 Question: Why is an .EXE file compiled in QuickBASIC larger than an .EXE file compiled in the IBM Version 1.0 BASIC Compiler or the generic Microsoft MS-DOS BASIC Compiler Version 5.36? Response: QuickBASIC .EXE programs are larger because of added features and functionality. A program compiled with QuickBASIC will usually be larger than one compiled with older compilers.
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