Subject: Re: remove default of STRIPFLAG=-s ?
To: None <tech-toolchain@NetBSD.org>
From: Valeriy E. Ushakov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/12/2004 01:37:50
On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 22:02:32 +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > BTW, is there an opensource analog to SysV mcs(1) (manage comment
> > section)? It can be stripped by adding -R .comment to STRIPFLAG, but
> > mcs(1) has a nice -c flag:
> > -c Compress the contents of the comment section of the
> > ELF object files. All duplicate entries are removed.
> > The ordering of the remaining entries is not dis-
> > turbed.
> > The savings, though, are, arguably, minuscule - e.g. libc.so has a
> > .comment section of about 30K.
> But only because we don't have #ident lines in all the header files.
> Do that and 'mcs -c' is your friend.
Ain't you confusing .ident and .comment?
Comment section is like
GCC: (GNU) 2.95.3 20010315 (release) (NetBSD nb3)
repeated umpteen times.
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