Is usr/bin/strip a file destroyer ?

Florian FERNANDEZ Florian.Fernandez2 at wanadoo.fr
Tue Nov 5 07:25:12 PST 2002


>By the way these messages appeared among uncountable 
>"/usr/bin/strip:[path+file]:file format not recognized" messages. They 
>have run over screen like rats and I failed to record the output in a 
>file, so I can't figure out what files were not recognised or truncated.
>

Don't worry, all is ok ! Strip print this message when it try to "strip"  non-binaries files.
You just got this message because, using this command ( chapter 9 of LFS revision 4.0 )
you try to strip script files (like glibcbug, bashbug,...) .

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