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Re: Stripping libc on Alpha
"H. J. Lu" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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 think it may have something to do with binutils bug. Let me know if
> stripping glibc doesn't work on alpha. But you have to use binutils
> 18.104.22.168.10 or above.
Hm, Debian currently uses binutils 22.214.171.124.4. I've tried stripping
libc.so, and it appears to be working fine. What problems would be to