Re: un-stripped executables
On Sun, 19 May 1996, Scott Barker wrote:
> I just installed the debianized tin version 1.3 on my system, and the
> executable was 1.4Meg! I stripped it, which reduced it to about 500k, but that
> still seems large.
> I'm just wondering how many more files aren't stripped, or are compiled with
> debugging options which waste space on a debian system.
Hmm. According to the guidelines, all binary packages should be stripped.
If you find unstripped binaries, file bug reports for them. So assuming
you've installed the latest version of tin, filing a bug report that says
"tin ain't stripped" would be a good idea.