[openssl-users] OpenSSL v1.1.1 static library size reduction

prithiraj das prithiraj.das at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 11:05:03 UTC 2018

Hi All,

Please accept this as a gentle reminder to the previous mail in the
mailchain. And also would a custom makefile (if created for this purpose)
help in this regard?

Thanks and Regards,

On Fri, 21 Dec 2018 at 06:12, prithiraj das <prithiraj.das at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am using OpenSSL 1.1.1 from OpenSSL's website and trying to build
> OpenSSL on a Windows 64 bit machine using Perl 64 bit version and nasm
> v2.13.03. I have used the *no-shared* option in the Perl Configure to
> only build the static library and the resulting size of the
> *libcrypto.lib* file is almost 19 MB. The *.exe* file generated is 3173
> KB. RSA functionality (keypair generation, encryption, decryption) is what
> we all need and as per the need, the goal is to reduce *libcrypto.lib *to
> less than 3 MB. Using the generated .exe file is not an option.
> Please suggest ways to reduce the libcrypto.lib size to less than 3 MB on
> this 64 bit machine keeping only RSA functionality.
>  And, is it possible by any chance that the size of libcrypto.lib will be
> smaller if OpenSSL is being built on a Windows 32 bit machine using a
> Windows 32 bit configuration option VC-WIN32?
> Thanks and Regards,
> Prithiraj
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