[buildroot] $(STRIP) --strip-unneeded on a SHARED library...WHY?

John Kelly jakelly at shtc.net
Tue Dec 6 06:32:40 UTC 2005


On Mon, 05 Dec 2005 22:18:24 -0800, John Z Bohach <jzb at aexorsyst.com>
wrote:

>If you'd like to destroy your system, or build an otherwise useless one, see 
>what happens when you `strip --strip-unneeded` on a shared library.
>
>I'm not sure if its worth patching, as I'm not certain of the future of 
>buildroot, but the $(STRIP) --strip-unneeded ... incantation is used in 
>numerous buildroot/package .mk files...most inappropriately on shared 
>libraries (.so's).

Buildroot uses strip -x on my uclibc shared library and it works fine.
I don't see a problem.





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