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Re: debian-installer status

On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 01:11:30AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> We strip modules as much as is possible. I have never heard of stripping
> the kernel itself.

Stripping all symbols is highly likely to break the kernel.  However, GCC
generates a .ident field in object files, which seems to be unnecessary:

    $ strings -a /usr/src/linux-2.4.10-ac11/vmlinux | fgrep 'GCC: (GNU) 2.95.2'
	310    1860   14260



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