Should we strip all symbols in .so libraries when doing ICA?

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Sat Mar 17 09:18:31 PDT 2012

Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Hi,
> Presently, the ICA preparation step strips debug symbols from .o files 
> and all symbols from
> any other file. It means that it strips all symbols from .so libraries. 
> This has been like that since G. Schaffer's
> original ICA files were copied. But I wonder if we should not try to 
> compare the .so libraries with all their non-debug
> symbols.

You can try, but I suspect there are just too many differences and will 
be overwhelmed with them.

BTW, did you ever get initramfs to work the way you wanted?

   -- Bruce

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