Re: Stripping libc on Alpha
Jeff Bailey <email@example.com> writes:
> On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 12:02:08AM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> > > Hmm...I can't recall right now why we chose to not strip it. You
> > > could always give it a go and see what happens. I'll dig through
> > > some old notes and see if I can come up with an answer as to why
> > > we did that. I seem to recall that it had to be unstripped when
> > > our toolchain wasn't as mature, but I'm not sure.
> > Well, running programs and compiling stuff seems to work (at least I
> > got a few gccs bootstrapped). I havend yet tried whether it confuses
> > gdb or so...
> Is there any reason I shouldn't strip the alpha deb? If you're able
> to boot and run, then I'm inclined to just do it. Lemme know, I'm
> doing another upload tonight.
I'd say strip it. It works for me, and otherwise lots of people like
me with small root partitions will get into trouble.