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From: Martin Wille (mw8329_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-16 13:47:37

Christoph Ludwig wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 07:41:23AM -0400, David Abrahams wrote:
>>What are the required commands to strip an executable?
> with the GNU binutils the most simple command is:
> strip <filename>
> There is a whole bunch of command line switches that gives you more
> control over what gets stripped from the file, see strip(1). But I
> can't remember ever using this command myself whence I can't say which
> switches are more helpful than others.

I don't think I ever used strip with any switches.
For template-heavy code strip shrinks the sizes of
executables compiled in debug mode by 90% and more.


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