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Re: Stripping the kernel possible?

Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2002 at 12:07:39AM -0700, Grant Grundler wrote:
> > Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> > > Since the kernel is an ELF binary, is stripping the kernel possible?
> > 
> > I believe the Debian kernel packages do that.
> Nope.

Sorry. I had last looked at arch/ia64/Makefile:
	compressed: vmlinux
		$(OBJCOPY) --strip-all vmlinux vmlinux-tmp
		gzip vmlinux-tmp
		mv vmlinux-tmp.gz vmlinux.gz

Maybe "strip-all" doesn't do what I thought it did either.


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