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Re: [vox-tech] late night musings: stripping



On Thu, 26 Feb 2004, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> although i didn't compile the function with "-g", file reports the
> executable as unstripped:
>
>    p@satan$ file hello2
>    hello2: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for
>    GNU/Linux 2.2.0, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), not stripped
>
> so let's strip it:
>
>    p@satan$ strip hello2

You can strip the program during compilation using the -s option.  You
might also wanna pass -g0 to suppress any debugging information (usually
makes no difference but you never know):

   gcc -g0 -s hello2.c -o hello2

-Mark

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