Linux binary size after strip

Nick Clifton nickc@redhat.com
Wed Nov 22 16:03:00 GMT 2006


Hi Javier,

> Now I have stripped some of these sections, but the size of the binary
> has not decreased. 

Possibly the sections have alignment requirements so that after 
stripping they are still padded out to some fixed size ?

Possibly the kernel is already frugal with the symbols and debug 
information it exports and there is nothing to strip.

Cheers
   Nick





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