[lkml]   [2001]   [Jan]   [23]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: stripping symbols from modules
On Tue, 23 Jan 2001 17:34:15 -0500, 
"MEHTA,HIREN (A-SanJose,ex1)" <> wrote:
>Is there any way to strip symbols from modules .o files ?

Not safely. Some symbols must be kept to assist insmod and hot
plugging, strip does not know about these special symbols.

Why do you need to strip modules anyway? I don't see the point unless
you are critically low on disk space. Stripping the symbols makes it
much harder to debug oops in modules, ksymoops needs all the symbols.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:18    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean