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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-24 18:24:03

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>

> On 2002-02-24 at 05:03 PM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams) wrote:
> >2. It looks like Unix linkers generally admit "-s" as an option which
> >indicates that symbols should be stripped from the result. Does it make
> >sense to apply this whenever <optimization>space is specified?
> No, after all I might want to debug some optimization that is causing
> problems. But it certainly does make sense to add the "-s" flag when
> "<debug-symbols>off" is specified.

OK, makes sense. But if the compiler isn't generating any debug symbols in
the first place, why does stripping the linked result make any difference?


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