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Bug 255866 - media-gfx/megapov: pre-stripped files found
Summary: media-gfx/megapov: 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 Graphics Project
Depends on:
Blocks: prestripped
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Reported: 2009-01-22 00:37 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2009-02-01 21:47 UTC (History)
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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-01-22 00:37:35 UTC
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 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2009-01-23 20:20:22 UTC
are you sure that this is still a problem?

  21 Dec 2008; Markus Meier <> megapov-1.2.1.ebuild:
  don't pre-strip files, bug #251948
Comment 2 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2009-02-01 21:47:37 UTC
see comment #1