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Bug#72849: policy: advises to use -s flag to install in wrong place

On Sun, Oct 01, 2000 at 05:28:01PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Sep 30, Yann Dirson <ydirson@altern.org> wrote:
>  >Also, packages using debhelper may just call dh_strip and don't need
>  >to care about adding -s flag to install.
> Actually, dh_strip does more than install -s:
>     foreach (@executables) {
>         doit("strip","--remove-section=.comment","--remove-section=.note",$_);
>     }

IIRC Debian's "strip" was once patched to use these flags by default.
Don't know whether this is still true, however.

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