Re: Bug#40467: glibc and --strip-unneeded
On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Erik Andersen wrote:
> I was wondering if the issues regarding running --strip-unneeded
> have been resolved? It makes a difference of 128k. As I am working
> on embedded systems, reclaiming that 128k would be very helpful.
> Could you explain to me what is wrong with --strip-unneeded for
> GNU libc?
strip does, in fact, have a bug (see binutils in the BTS). I've been
waiting for a new version to come from upstream since it's quite complex
to diagnose and fix. I am now packaging up a new version of binutils for
experimental. If you'd like to try it, look for binutils-126.96.36.199.10 to
hit experimental (should be a few days...I'm resolving some packaging
problems while upgrading to a new standards version now) and give it a