strip - Removes symbols and relocation bits
strip [-V] file...
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[SVID 3] Displays the version number of the strip command.
The strip command removes the symbol table and any strippable
subsections of the section, including compact relocation
information ordinarily present in executable files.
This is useful to save space after a program has been
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
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ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES [Toc] [Back]
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.
Commands: ar(1), cc(1), c89(1), ld(1), mcs(1)
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