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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Parallel/Serial/Monitor/pyGRUB ReiserFS/others s

To: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Parallel/Serial/Monitor/pyGRUB ReiserFS/others support/fixes
From: Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2009 08:39:02 +0000
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On Wed, 2009-12-23 at 07:50 +0000, Keir Fraser wrote:
> > xen-unstable-hvmloader-strip_20091222.patch:
> >   Strip hvmloader after compile. dh_strip from debhelper
> >   does not strip binaries without execute attribute.
> I don't see the point of doing this. We don't in general strip stuff
> we build under tools/, the extra disc space taken is trivial, and
> symbols can be convenient to have around. I just don't see the win.
>  - Not applying to xen-unstable or xen-3.4 

Yes, it is the packager's responsibility to take care of this if they
deem it necessary, either manually or by adding +x so that dh_strip
takes care of it.


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