What is gcc -s option?

Farley Benn nospam at mail.invalid
Thu Jan 9 10:20:36 PST 2003

In article <Pine.LNX.4.44.0301090703340.27713-100000 at wlmlfs04.wlmcs.com>, 
Bill's LFS Login wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Albert Wagner wrote:
>> On Thursday 09 January 2003 5:40 am, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
>> > Albert Wagner wrote:
>> <sniip>
>> > <snip>
>> Ah.  So the man page is incomplete.  Thank you.
> Nope!
>> ><snip>
> Folks! Do not forget that gcc passes parameters to the linker. Any
> parameter not a compiler option is passed to the link editor, ld. Check
> man ld and you will see your -s option, along with -l and many other
> things you recognoze that gcc doesn't include in its man pages.
> Bill Maltby
> lfsbill at wlmcs.com

How can you forget what you never knew?  :-)

Thanks for clearing that up, was driving more than one of us bonkers.

           Omit all symbol information from the output file.

Now, if I only knew what THAT meant......


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