Subject: Re: remove default of STRIPFLAG=-s ?
To: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: James Chacon <jmc@NetBSD.org>
Date: 02/11/2004 12:26:43
On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 08:14:39AM -0600, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> > I've been considering for a while that we should remove the
> > default build setting of STRIPFLAG=-s (which causes programs to
> > be stripped (with strip(1)) as they're installed (by install(8))
> > This change would provide far more useful debugging information
> > at the expense of slightly more disk space. Here's a comparison
> > of a stripped versus unstripped full "distribution + x11" build:
> > 291564 destdir.i386
> > 281409 destdir.i386.stripped
> > (These figures are in KB)
> I bet the difference will be a lot greater if the build is with "-g".
> Maybe just warn folks to add STRIPFLAGS=-s when using COPTS=-g?
Ummm..doesn't stripping kind of remove the usefullness of -g?