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strip

Section: GNU Development Tools (1)
Updated: 5 November 1991
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NAME

strip - Discard symbols from object files.

 

SYNOPSIS

strip
[-F bfdname | --target=bfdname][-I bfdname | --input-target=bfdname][-O bfdname | --output-target=bfdname][-R sectionname | --remove-section=sectionname][-s | --strip-all][-S | -g | --strip-debug][--strip-unneeded][-x | --discard-all][-X | --discard-locals][-K symbolname | --keep-symbol=symbolname][-N symbolname | --strip-symbol=symbolname][-o fileR][-p | --preserve-dates][-v | --verbose][-V | --version][-V | --help]objfile...

 

DESCRIPTION

GNUstripdiscards all symbols from the object filesobjfile.The list of object files may include archives.At least one object file must be given.

stripmodifies the files named in its argument,rather than writing modified copies under different names.

 

OPTIONS

-F bfdname
--target=bfdname
Treat the original objfile as a file with the objectcode format bfdname, and rewrite it in the same format.

--help
Show a summary of the options tostripand exit.

-I bfdname
--input-target=bfdname
Treat the original objfile as a file with the objectcode format bfdname.

-O bfdname
--output-target=bfdname
Replace objfile with a file in the output format bfdname.

-R sectionname
--remove-section=sectionname
Remove the named section from the file. This option may be given morethan once. Note that using this option inappropriately may make theobject file unusable.

-s
--strip-all
Remove all symbols.

-S
-g
--strip-debug
Remove debugging symbols only.

--strip-unneeded
Strip all symbols that are not needed for relocation processing.

-N symbolname
--strip-symbol=symbolname
Remove symbol symbolname from the source file. This optionmay be given more than once, and may be combined with other stripoptions.

-o file
Put the stripped output in file, rather than replacing theexisting file. When this argument is used, only one objfileargument may be specified.

-p
--preserve-dates
Preserve the access and modification dates of the file.

-x
--discard-all
Remove non-global symbols.

-X
--discard-locals
Remove compiler-generated local symbols.(These usually start with ``L'' or ``.''.)

-K symbolname, --keep-symbol=symbolname
Copy only symbol symbolname from the source file. This optionmay be given more than once.

-N symbolname, --strip-symbol=symbolname
Do not copy symbol symbolname from the source file. This optionmay be given more than once, and may be combined with strip optionsother than -K.

-v
--verbose
Verbose output: list all object files modified. In the case ofarchives,strip -Vlists all members of the archive.

-V
--version
Show the version number for strip and exit.

 

SEE ALSO

`binutils'entry in info;The GNU Binary Utilities,Roland H. Pesch (October 1991).

 

COPYING

Copyright (c) 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies ofthis manual provided the copyright notice and this permission noticeare preserved on all copies.

Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of thismanual under the conditions for verbatim copying, provided that theentire resulting derived work is distributed under the terms of apermission notice identical to this one.

Permission is granted to copy and distribute translations of thismanual into another language, under the above conditions for modifiedversions, except that this permission notice may be included intranslations approved by the Free Software Foundation instead of inthe original English.


 

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