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Re: stripping by upstream

On Mon, 13 Aug 2007 10:14:23 -0400
Kevin Coyner <kevin@rustybear.com> wrote:

> Recently I've had a bug filed against a few of my packages about
> final binaries being stripped even though DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nostrip
> is set (in an autobuild process). The bug goes on to say that it
> could be that upstream is stripping the files.
> Such is the case with my packages. Upstream does strip in the
> Makefile. Aside from editing the Makefile using dpatch, is there
> anything else that is easily done to correct this? I know this seems
> straightforward, but I just wanted to ask before I start editing
> upstream where before it was left untouched.

I've just had the same experience with GPE packages which are commonly
stripped during the make install.

It isn't a problem to just patch the Makefile[.*] to remove the '-s'
command to install.


Neil Williams

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