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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-16 11:16:42

"Robert Ramey" <ramey_at_[hidden]> writes:

>>Martin Wille wrote:
>>> Any other suggestions?
>>Would it be viable to modify the build system such that test binaries which
>>ran successfully get stripped after they ran? Having the then unneeded
>>debug symbols removed would help a lot.
> Why stop there. Maybe a tweak in the build system could implement the option
> to remove the executable after the test is run. After we have the results we
> don't need it.
> It would have to be an option as I like to debug failed test executables.

Yes, we could do that. But as I said, there's a trade-off between
size and speed.

Dave Abrahams
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