Subject: Re: remove default of STRIPFLAG=-s ?
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/11/2004 14:56:33
Luke Mewburn <> writes:

> 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))

Recent-enough versions of gdb (5.3? 6?) can load in separate
debug-info files, without requiring an entire separate
binary-with-debug. Might be worth exploring that.

        - Nathan