striping .a files

Tomasz Kłoczko kloczek at
Mon May 13 17:36:53 CEST 2002

On Mon, 13 May 2002, Michal Moskal wrote:

> 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?

No. Not using -g options not mean you not generate debuging informations. 
It is included anyway .. but less.
It was discussed on the begining prepare automate striping in rpm in
current form (~three years ago).

*Ludzie nie mają problemów, tylko sobie sami je stwarzają*
Tomasz Kłoczko, sys adm|*e-mail: kloczek at*

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