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FS#27132 - [ghc] re-enable the strip makepkg option

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Patrick Palka (orlandu63) - Saturday, 19 November 2011, 21:31 GMT
Last edited by Thomas Dziedzic (tomd123) - Saturday, 03 March 2012, 17:04 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Testing
Status Closed
Assigned To Vesa Kaihlavirta (vegai)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


It was previously dangerous to strip the GHC libraries because it would cause dynamic linking of said libraries to fail in ghci. As of GHC 7.0.4, this is no longer true. Re-enabling the strip option would significantly reduce the size of the ghc package.
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Closed by  Thomas Dziedzic (tomd123)
Saturday, 03 March 2012, 17:04 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  ghc 7.4.1
Comment by Vesa Kaihlavirta (vegai) - Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 14:59 GMT
Removing -strip in ghc-7.2.2-2