strip debug

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Jun 5 10:26:11 PDT 2000

> L Vogtmann wrote:
> >	I was just wondering if this was a kosher way to strip the debugging
> > symbols from all the binaries on the LFS system.  Any better ways?
> > 
> > % find / -type f -exec strip --strip-debug '{}' ';'
> If I remember correctly, I tried to use something very similar.  I
> discovered that it removed some important symbols from my shared libraries.
> It takes a little longer, but I now use the following commands:

if you had problems you probably stripped more than just the debugging
symbols. The above find command works just fine.

Gerard Beekmans

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