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Re: Stripping libc on Alpha
- From: Jeff Bailey <jbailey at nisa dot net>
- To: Falk Hueffner <falk dot hueffner at student dot uni-tuebingen dot de>
- Cc: libc-alpha at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 09:38:15 -0700
- Subject: Re: Stripping libc on Alpha
- References: <email@example.com>
On Fri, Oct 11, 2002 at 06:21:56PM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> the Debian glibc build scripts currently disable stripping glibc on
> Alpha explicitely. However, building glibc 2.3 with gcc 3.2 gives a
> 25M unstripped libc (which strips to 1.4M), so I wonder if this is
> really required. Does anybody know the reason why libc shouldn't be
> stripped? Is this still the case with glibc 2.3?
I don't see a reference to it in the changelog - So hopefully Ben
knows. I'm not sure what a good test would be for this. Maybe try a
build, go through the source tree and strip the archives, and then run
learning from failures is nice in theory...
but in practice, it sucks :)
- Wolfgang Jaehrling