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Re: wtf ... Something strips installed binaries???



On Tue, 2008-09-02 at 09:01 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> I installed a binary from an RPM last night.  Here's what I installed:
> 
> # rpm -qlvp ~rjones/rpmbuild/RPMS/i386/ocsigen-1.1.0-3.fc10.i386.rpm | grep /usr/bin
> -rwxr-xr-x    1 root    root          2294198 Sep  1 23:32 /usr/bin/ocsigen
> 
> This morning:
> 
> # ll /usr/bin/ocsigen 
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 298908 2008-09-01 23:32 /usr/bin/ocsigen
> 
> This stipped binary is broken -- these binaries must NEVER be stripped!
Why? I for one consider applications which "must NEVER be stripped" to
be  "broken".

> PS. Personally I think the idea of having cronjobs which modify system
> files under /usr in-place is totally crack.
Agreed.

Ralf



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