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Bug 252101

Summary: x11-misc/xdialog: pre-stripped files found
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) <flameeyes>
Component: New packagesAssignee: Desktop Misc. Team <desktop-misc>
Severity: QA    
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 239866    
Attachments: Patch to to remove block that adds '-s' to CFLAGS

Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-12-21 21:56:20 UTC
x11-misc/xdialog-2.3.1:20081211-104458.log:  * QA Notice: Pre-stripped files found:
x11-misc/xdialog-2.3.1:20081211-104458.log:  * /var/tmp/portage/x11-misc/xdialog-2.3.1/image/usr/bin/Xdialog

Portage warns about pre-stripped files being installed into the image directory; this is a bad thing since it makes Portage's splitdebug feature useless, and it stops the users and the developers from looking into backtraces with full debug information available.

For the developers going to look into it, what you have to look out for, to
find what is stripping the files, is one of these conditions:

- explicit "strip" command run on the produced files;
- "install -s" command to install the binary files;
- "-Wl,-s" flag passed during linking

Remove the "strip" commands, remove the "-s" option at install, and remove
"-Wl,-s" and the problem should be gone.

Comment 1 Kevin Pyle 2009-01-17 18:00:29 UTC
Created attachment 178803 [details, diff]
Patch to to remove block that adds '-s' to CFLAGS

The build system contains a check in that examines CFLAGS and, if -s is not present, adds it.  This patch drops the check and associated assignment.  The ebuild will need to regenerate configure after applying this patch or apply a corresponding patch to configure.  In version 2.3.1, the copy of the CFLAGS check starts at line 8271 in configure.
Comment 2 Krzysztof Pawlik (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-02-11 10:07:20 UTC
Fixed, I've modified to recognize only GTK+2 as GTK+1 crap caused errors.