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Re: Stripping libc on Alpha
On Fri, Oct 11, 2002 at 06:44:22PM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> "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
> > 184.108.40.206.10 or above.
> Hm, Debian currently uses binutils 220.127.116.11.4. I've tried stripping
> libc.so, and it appears to be working fine. What problems would be to
> be expected?