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Bug 251878 - dev-games/gtkradiant: pre-stripped files found
Summary: dev-games/gtkradiant: pre-stripped files found
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High QA (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Games
Depends on:
Blocks: prestripped
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Reported: 2008-12-21 15:58 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2010-06-04 07:04 UTC (History)
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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-12-21 15:58:44 UTC
dev-games/gtkradiant-1.5.0_pre20060302:20081213-023133.log:  * QA Notice: Pre-stripped files found:
dev-games/gtkradiant-1.5.0_pre20060302:20081213-023133.log:  * /var/tmp/portage/dev-games/gtkradiant-1.5.0_pre20060302/image/opt/gtkradiant/bspc

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 lumato 2010-01-27 10:53:30 UTC
The GtkRadiant ebuild in portage is for the obsolete non-free version; see
Comment 2 Tupone Alfredo gentoo-dev 2010-06-04 07:04:36 UTC
package is binary (already compiled) and that file is already stripped