[PATCH] Re: stripping of DLLs?

Fridrich Strba fridrich.strba at bluewin.ch
Mon Jun 22 19:07:53 UTC 2009

Could I actually ask what is the stripping of the static libraries good
for? Why not to leave them with the symbols and leave the task of
stripping/extracting of debug information to the statically linked PE
binaries. Like that if one needs to debug a statically linked binary,
one has the information that is needed.

I might be completely clueless though :)

Just 2 cents of the evil forker 



On Mon, 2009-06-22 at 20:08 +0200, Erik van Pienbroek wrote:
> While researching that situation I've discovered that the wrong RPM
> variable is being overridden. Instead of __os_install_post the variable
> __debug_install_post should be used. When __os_install_post is used,
> stripping of the static libraries doesn't occur anymore. So the new line
> should be:
> %define __debug_install_post %{_mingw32_debug_install_post}

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