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Bug 242076 - media-libs/svgalib: pre-stripped files found
Summary: media-libs/svgalib: pre-stripped files found
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High QA (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at if you want to take care of it
Depends on:
Blocks: prestripped
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Reported: 2008-10-14 16:46 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2008-12-23 19:57 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-10-14 16:46:00 UTC
[Sorry wranglers, does anybody know where this should be assigned? svgalib@g.o does not work]

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 Thilo Bangert (RETIRED) (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-10-14 17:30:00 UTC
yeah - there is no such herd (svgalib). cc'ing vapier and wormo who apparently have touched the package.

i changed the metadata to no-herd. if any of you guys know who maintains svgalib, please update the metadata and reassign accordingly. thanks...
if you don't - feel free to just unCC yourself.