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Re: make install-strip with binutils
- From: Gerald Pfeifer <gerald at pfeifer dot com>
- To: Ralf Wildenhues <Ralf dot Wildenhues at gmx dot de>
- Cc: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, binutils at sourceware dot org, gdb-patches at sourceware dot org, NightStrike <nightstrike at gmail dot com>
- Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 01:24:13 +0100 (CET)
- Subject: Re: make install-strip with binutils
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On Wed, 17 Nov 2010, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Now, as GCC build maintainer, it seems most of this patch is free to
> proceed on (still, I'd welcome any review!), and the src bits are
> trivial. The web update has been OKed off-list by Gerald, so the only
> remaining bits are in gcc/doc/install.texi. Is that part of the build
> maintainer role too, or OK to go ahead with?
I can approve that one, too. :-)
There is one thing there that may confuse our users a bit and that is
+ You can let installed programs and libraries be stripped with
This could be misread as stripping already installed programs and
libraries, where I assume this installs stripped copies. If this
is correct, would you mind adjusting this before committing your
patch? Something like "You can install stripped..." perhaps?