CH5 - Setting the environment, missing LDFLAGS

James Robertson jameswrobertson at earthlink.net
Wed Jun 11 18:56:57 PDT 2003


Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au wrote:
>>I am reading Greg and Ryans pure_lfs.txt hint and the cvs text at the
>>same time to make sure I "follow the instructions".  In the hint, Greg
>>mentions putting LDFLAGS=-s into the lfs user's .bash_profile file.  In
>>the cvs book, this is missing.
>>
>>Is this an issue?
> 
> 
> Not really, without it packages will not be stripped of debugging symbols
> (in most cases) but that shouldn't affect the functionality of anything,
> only the size of the finished binaries/libs.
> 
> The debugging symbols can be removed afterwards using the method described
> in
> "Chapter 9. The End"
> 
> HTH
> Ryan
> 
> 
Thanks Tushar and Ryan.  I understand perfectly.

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