striping .a files

Filip Kalinski fk181140 at
Mon May 13 16:58:37 CEST 2002

On day Mon, May 13, 2002 at 04:35:57PM +0200, Michal Moskal wrote what follows:
> Why don't we strip them (i.e. why arn't they striped when .so files
> are)? Debug symbols are not included in most cases anyway. Without strip
> libjava.a (from gcc) is over 40 megs big. I'm intrested in it, since
> ocaml package often use .a libraries, and they should be striped.
> Should I add this to our rpm scripts?

I think, that yes, you should.
If someone wants to have non-stripped versions, one can set debug on. 

Filip Kalinski <f.kalinski at>

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