[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] build: don't strip binaries during compilation

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 02:20:57 EEST 2017

On 10/1/2017 8:18 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> 2017-10-02 0:55 GMT+02:00 James Almer <jamrial at gmail.com>:
>> Do it during install instead, like with the libraries.
>> There's no benefit making a stripped copy of the CLI tools in the
>> build folder. Doing it during install saves build time and storage
>> space.
> This makes it much more difficult to request backtrace etc.
> from users.

How so? The installed binaries are always stripped (unless configured
with --disable-stripping), with or without this patch.

> A similar patch was rejected a few years ago.
> Carl Eugen
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