How to strip?

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Mon Jan 15 00:41:45 PST 2001


Yo,

On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 09:29:34AM +0100, Jan Stifter wrote:
> is it ok to use strip -g on the libs?
> IMO, you can use strip -g on everything... like
> # find / -type f -exec strip -g {} \;

it would be better to use something like this, as using -exec with find
will spawn a new strip command for each file (which will take quite a
bit longer, then if you just feeded strip with a very long list of files :)

find / -type f | xargs strip -g

or something like it, there was a pretty good one posted a long time ago
on the mailing list, if you do a search it should show up
(http://search.linuxfromscratch.org and search for 'xargs+strip')

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Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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