strip in rpmbuild
rc040203 at freenet.de
Sun Jun 25 02:55:01 UTC 2006
On Sat, 2006-06-24 at 20:25 +0200, Erwin Rol wrote:
> I finally managed to build a mingw32 cross-compiler rpm, but in the end
> get get a large number of non-fatal warning in the form of;
> /usr/bin/strip: Unable to recognise the format of the input file
> The question is, how can i control what files are to be stripped and
> what "strip" to use ?
The origin for this problem is rpm bogusly trying to manipulate target
files. The origin is lurking deeply inside of %__os_install_post.
It invokes brp-strip on files, it should not strip.
I am working around this issue by using customized versions of the
scripts being invoked in __os_install_post.
> PS: is there someone else interested in a linux->windows cross compiler
> SRPM ?
I am not sure Fedora should support toolchains endorsing proprietary
OSes (Though MinGW is free, the OS underneath is not). I.e. from a
Fedora focused POV all such a cross compiler does is "helping your
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