[pacman-dev] stripping binaries in makepkg

Florian Pritz bluewind at server-speed.net
Mon Sep 27 05:27:14 EDT 2010

On 27.09.2010 07:03, Allan McRae wrote:
> My conclusion?  For most binary packages, the time taken in the 
> stripping step is mainly used for the actual stripping of files and not 
> testing which files to strip.  I think this justifies removing the 
> STRIP_DIRS variable from makepkg.  For large architecture independent 
> packages where the difference from this change is noticeable, the 
> packager should add !strip to their PKGBUILD.
> Sound OK?

Sounds simpler than the current method and somewhat more logical.

Florian Pritz -- {flo,bluewind}@server-speed.net

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