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Re: Unstripped binaries, stripped at installation time?

>>>>> "Jules" == Jules Bean <jules@blueberry.jellybean.co.uk> writes:

    Jules> On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 02:11:18AM -0700, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:
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    >> Wouldn't it be better, to ease debugging, to ship unstripped `-ggdb'
    >> compiled binaries, with a local option to strip them at install time?

    Jules> I see your argument, but I suspect that you under-estimate the disk
    Jules> usage issues. An unstripped package can be a case of a 2M package
    Jules> becoming a 20M package --- not likely to be acceptable to your average 
    Jules> modem user...

 Oh.  Hmmm.  I hadn't thought of that.

 Chalk one up under the "should do that type of research first" column.

 Ok.  So much for my middle of the night idea.

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