stripping binaries from LDC2

max haughton maxhaton at
Mon Feb 7 15:24:13 UTC 2022

On Monday, 7 February 2022 at 14:20:31 UTC, Arjan wrote:
> On Monday, 7 February 2022 at 13:14:19 UTC, max haughton wrote:
>> On Monday, 7 February 2022 at 12:16:53 UTC, Arjan wrote:
>>> In c++ our release builds are build `-O2 -g` and the 
>>> resulting binaries are stripped with GNU/strip.
>>> Is this also possible with LDC2 generated binaries for D code?
>>> So build D code with `-O2 -g` and then strip the resulting 
>>> binary?
>> Why build with debug info if you're going to strip it anyway?
> The stripped release binaries are going to the client, when a 
> problem occurs get a core dump, using the core dump + the 
> original binary / symbol gives full debug info off site.
> It is common practice.

Then yes, you can do that.

D works in basically exactly the same way C++ does in this regard.

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