[pacman-dev] stripping binaries in makepkg
allan at archlinux.org
Mon Sep 27 06:20:28 EDT 2010
On 27/09/10 19:43, Florian Pritz wrote:
> 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?
>> Why not set !strip automatically for arch=any packages?
> That's magic and might cause confusion.
We have had this discussion previously. The main concern is that there
might be a valid case where an arch=any package wants to be stripped. I
can not think of one, but if it occurred it would then require manual
stripping. Adding !strip is easy enough to do.
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