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Re: Stripping libc on Alpha

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.

Jeff Bailey

learning from failures is nice in theory...
but in practice, it sucks :)
 - Wolfgang Jaehrling

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