Subject: Re: remove default of STRIPFLAG=-s ?
To: None <tech-toolchain@NetBSD.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 02/12/2004 10:52:31
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On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 10:02:32PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
| I have had to rebuild programs because they get stripped during build.
| That is bad news. Also removing local symbols can give apparrantly
| incorrect stack back-traces, so isn't particularly useful.
To be specific, the stripping is currently done by install(1).
| It it also possible to do a reasonable amount of debugging with just
| the standard symbol table - after all the most usable feature of gdb is
| the 'bt' command on a core dump.
This is one of the core (sic :) reasons I want to change the default.
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