Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/bootstrap/files
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/03/2005 22:21:19
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Jan Schaumann <> wrote:
> Modified Files:
> 	pkgsrc/bootstrap/files:
> Log Message:
> Some strip(1) commands don't strip anything but executables, so in order
> to strip dynamic libraries, one would have to pass "-f" to strip(1).
> This is done by passing "-S -f" to install, which implies "-s".
> Make it so.

To take advantage of this, we need to set the _STRIPFLAG_INSTALL in
mk/platform/<OPSYS>.mk where appropriate (I know for a fact this is
useful for IRIX).  However, setting=20


would break on all installations that have previous versions of

What to do?  Do we have a BOOTSTRAP_REQD version number that we can set
and test for?  Or is it sufficient to give a heads up on this list and
then commit it?



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