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On 32-bit Linux GCC, C hello world comes out to only 7 KB. Without optimization.



Just as a datapoint (I did this test before seeing the comment), in 32-bit cygwin a hello world written in C compiled to 12KB. In C++, it compiled to 497KB.




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