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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       strip - Removes symbols and relocation bits

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       strip [-V] file...

STANDARDS    [Toc]    [Back]

       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    [Toc]    [Back]

       [SVID  3]  Displays  the  version number of the strip command.

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       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
 archive files.

EXIT STATUS    [Toc]    [Back]

       Success.  An error occurred.


       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    [Toc]    [Back]

       Commands:  ar(1), cc(1), c89(1), ld(1), mcs(1)

       Standards:  standards(5)

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