Re: lintian, strip --strip-unneeded, section, and priority
On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, Christopher C. Chimelis wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > 1. Does --strip-unneeded not work correctly? I realize that I can remove
> > these sections with the -R option, I'm just curious why strip and lintian
> > don't agree about what sections are unneeded.
> RTFM. --strip-unneeded doesn't remove all of the "unneeded" sections,
> just those that are unneeded for relocation processing. On some targets,
> removing .comment can lead to problems (sometimes alpha, hence our
> unstripped XFree86 driver modules) for reasons like this.
While I _did_ RTFM, I obviously needed some clarification.
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