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STRIP(1)						      General Commands Manual							  STRIP(1)

NAME
strip - remove symbols and relocation bits SYNOPSIS
strip name ... DESCRIPTION
Strip removes the symbol table and relocation bits ordinarily attached to the output of the assembler and loader. This is useful to save space after a program has been debugged. The effect of strip is the same as use of the -s option of ld. FILES
/tmp/stm? temporary file SEE ALSO
ld(1) 7th Edition April 29, 1985 STRIP(1)

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strip(1)						      General Commands Manual							  strip(1)

NAME
strip - Removes symbols and relocation bits SYNOPSIS
strip [-V] file... STANDARDS
Interfaces documented on this reference page conform to industry standards as follows: strip: XCU5.0 Refer to the standards(5) reference page for more information about industry standards and associated tags. OPTIONS
[SVID 3] Displays the version number of the strip command. DESCRIPTION
The strip command removes the symbol table and any strippable subsections of the section, including compact relocation information ordinar- ily present in executable files. This is useful to save space after a program has been debugged. The effect of strip is the same as use of the -s option to cc, c89, or ld. Note that the strip command will not strip executables with unresolved relocation entries. It also does not handle archive files. EXIT STATUS
Success. An error occurred. ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
The following environment variables affect the behavior of strip: Provides a default value for the locale category variables that are not set or null. If set, overrides the values of all other locale variables. Determines the locale for the interpretation of byte sequences as characters (single-byte or multibyte) in input parameters and files. Determines the locale used to affect the format and contents of diagnostic messages displayed by the command. Determines the location of message catalogs for processing of LC_MESSAGES. Determines the directory where a temporary file will be created (if needed). If not set, the current working directory is used. SEE ALSO
Commands: ar(1), cc(1), c89(1), ld(1), mcs(1) Standards: standards(5) strip(1)
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