SectorLISP binary footprint comparaison

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  • bootBASIC

    bootBASIC is a BASIC language in 512 bytes of x86 machine code.

    Here's another single sector language https://github.com/nanochess/bootBASIC

  • cosmopolitan

    build-once run-anywhere c library

    Python obviously isn't 14kb because its code is divided into hundreds of shared object files. So the way I like to measure things is using static executable size, using tools like https://github.com/jart/cosmopolitan or https://github.com/richfelker/musl-cross-make of which you'll find a static build in the cosmo repo. For example, here's the technique I used to build TinyLISP was something like this:

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  • musl-cross-make

    Simple makefile-based build for musl cross compiler

    Python obviously isn't 14kb because its code is divided into hundreds of shared object files. So the way I like to measure things is using static executable size, using tools like https://github.com/jart/cosmopolitan or https://github.com/richfelker/musl-cross-make of which you'll find a static build in the cosmo repo. For example, here's the technique I used to build TinyLISP was something like this:

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