Re: hurd init, translator upgrade
On Wed, Aug 19, 1998 at 07:46:59PM -0400, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > I know that RMS doesn't want binaries to be stripped, but currently this is
> > common praxis in Debian and will reduce the load of my ppp link. But
> > stripping can't be done without thinking. Is the following okay:
> I think all the issues for stripping are the same as on Linux or elsewhere.
Good to hear. Just one remark:
> > 3) The dynamic linker will NOT be stripped at all.
> I always stripped the dynamic linker (--strip-all); I know of no reason not
> to, just like any other shared library.
Mmmh. I'll ask the Debian package maintainer of ld.so why it is not
stripped, but there seems to be a reason for it.
flora:~# file /lib/ld-2.0.7.so
/lib/ld-2.0.7.so: ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1, not stripped
flora:~# file /lib/ld-linux.so.1.9.9
/lib/ld-linux.so.1.9.9: ELF 32-bit LSB shared object, Intel 80386, version 1, not stripped
Thank you for your fast response!
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