Unusual results in regression testing

Sam Barnett-Cormack sambc at nights.force9.co.uk
Thu May 16 05:17:55 PDT 2002


> -----Original Message-----
> From: lfs-dev-bounce at linuxfromscratch.org
> [mailto:lfs-dev-bounce at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of Kelledin
>
> Also, some things I've found about stripping things:
>
> 1) Binaries can be stripped completely.  So can dynamic libraries (.so
> files).  The only caveat is not to go stripping such files while
> they may be
> in use;

I feel compelled to point out that you *mustn't* strip symbols (except debug
obviously) from any .so files (or files of the so format with other
extensions) which are ever used via the dl interface by calling programs -
it will break.

--
Sam Barnett-Cormack
Software Developer
UK Mirror Service (http://www.mirror.ac.uk/)

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