[Bug 479] strip command's errors confuse newbies

Matthew Burgess ca9mbu at eos.sunderland.ac.uk
Fri Jan 24 04:17:28 PST 2003

"Jeroen Coumans" <jeroencoumans at gmx.net> wrote in message
news:3E312B70.5000908 at gmx.net...
> bugzilla at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> > http://bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=479
> >
> > ------- Additional Comments From tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
2003-01-23 23:06 -------
> > or redirect error messages to /dev/null?
> Nah, what if a real error occurs with the strip command? We shouldn't
> hide errors, especially if there's a lesson to be learnt from.

Would it not be possible to add a -perm flag to the find command in
order to only find executable files.  Admittedly this should still find
shell scripts which will still generate the same warnings, but it might
cut them down?.  Are libraries classed as executable?  Just my 2 pence


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