Re: [Xpert] stripping X server modules on Alpha makes them unusable
On Thu, 7 Dec 2000, Stuart Anderson wrote:
> I seemed to miss the patch mentioned, but my guess would be that it involves
> wether or not to pass -s to install?
> The modules that get loaded can't get completely stripped, or they loose the
> symbol & relocation information which is required for loading. It is probably
> OK to strip out some other stuff like debugging info.
> I just peeked at the config file, and I don't see where -s is getting set. Is
> this a patch to another patch? Has the default behavior of install changed?
> Should I just wait for the coffee to kick in and then all this will make sense?
Not really...it's not -s that's the problem, it's dh_strip. In the patch,
I placed an ifeq in the rules file that made it so that, on Alpha,
dh_strip is called with '-Nxserver-xfree86', but on other archs, it