Change default to not stripping

Thomas Pegg thomasp at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Feb 28 06:01:10 PST 2017


On Tue, Feb 28, 2017, at 04:50 AM, Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Do not know who is monitoring this list. I'd like to change the default 
> behavior of jhalfs respective to stripping. Right now, the default is to 
> enable stripping. But as seen in BLFS ticket 
> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/ticket/8909, debugging symbols can 
> be useful for debugging and for some tests using gdb to pass...
> 
> Douglas Reno has suggested that defaulting to no stripping would be a 
> better option. What do you think?
> 
> Regards
> Pierre

I always thought stripping was not default, but I just looked at the
source of Config.in and it has been default for a very long time. But
yes please change it so we default to no strip.

Thomas


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