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Re: unison-2.10.2-1 and unison-gtk2-2.10.2-1

On Tue, 21 Sep 2004, Schulman.Andrew wrote:

> > I have done a Cygwin package of LablGtk now, just add the Cygwin
> > specific README and sign it with your name, if there are no objections
> > it will be included in the netrelease and unison-gtk2 is GTG, once we
> > found the reason why I needed to apply the beloow changes.  Fetch the
> > LablGtk package here:
> I decided to go ahead and build a lablgtk2 package myself, so I can
> reasonably maintain it in the future.
> I've built the package, but now I have a problem: if I strip
> /usr/lib/ocaml/lablgtk2/lablgtktop.exe, then when I run
> /usr/bin/lablgtk2, I get "Unknown option -w":
> $ lablgtk2 -verbose
> /usr/lib/ocaml/lablgtk2/lablgtktop -w s -I /usr/local/stow/lablgtk-2.4.0
> /usr/lib/ocaml/lablgtk2 -I gtkInit.cmo
> Unknown option -w.
> If I don't strip lablgtktop.exe, then I don't get this error.  I can't
> find any documentation about what the '-w s' option does, but I believe
> it's supposed to be passed on to the OCaml compiler.
> Questions:  should I just give up on stripping the executable?  Or is
> there a workaround?  Do I need the -w option at all?  Sorry, but I know
> almost nothing about OCaml or LablGTK.

Yes, don't strip ocaml executables -- they have embedded bytecode, and
stripping screws them up (as I've learned the hard way).
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