[pacman-dev] stripping binaries in makepkg

Florian Pritz bluewind at server-speed.net
Mon Sep 27 05:43:38 EDT 2010

On 27.09.2010 11:41, Jonathan Conder wrote:
>   On 27/09/10 18:03, 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?
>> Allan
> Why not set !strip automatically for arch=any packages?

That's magic and might cause confusion.

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

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