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Re: Question about 'strip'

>>>>> "Michael" ==   <mike@bcinternet.com> writes:

    Michael> 	When I compile programs on my own, I usually run
    Michael> 'strip' on the binaries when I'm finished.  This greatly
    Michael> reduces the size of the files but I wonder, does it
    Michael> affect performance/stability?  My
    Michael> /usr/local/lib/gimp/0.99/plug-ins was 16mb now it's 3.
    Michael> The man-page says that strip removes symbols from the
    Michael> file, can anyone explain that in a little more detail?

I hate to ask, but being the maintainer of the Debian GIMP
packages.. why did you compile your own? :)

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