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NAME

ostrip - Reduce the size of object files  

SYNOPSIS

ostrip [options] file...


 

OPTIONS

The following options are supported by the ostrip command: Removes the .comment section. Removes unreferenced symbols and types. Joins the text and data file and the symbol table file. Removes unreferenced symbols and types. Decompresses the output. Removes symbol table. Creates two files: one stripped, one with symbol table. Removes local symbol table. Compresses the output.

The following descriptions define the options in greater detail: Removes the .comment section of a linked image. Removes unreferenced symbols and unused type information from the symbol tables of a pre-link .o file. This results in a smaller on-disk executable file. If .o files modified with this option are subsequently linked, ostrip -m should be run on the linked image. Joins together two files that were previously split by the -t option into a symbol table file (image.stb) and a stripped image file (image). Removes unreferenced symbols and unused type information for the symbol tables of a post-link executable file. This results in a smaller on-disk executable file. The symbol table still contains all information required for debugging. Decompresses the output of ostrip. This option is provided for cases in which the input file is compressed in ALPHAMAGICZ format. Removes the symbol table. (Performs the same operations as the strip command.) Splits an image file (image) into a symbol table file (image.stb) and a stripped image file (image). The symbol table file will contain a checksum of the stripped image. Produces a reduced symbol table by removing local symbols and auxiliary records. (Performs the same operations as the ld -x command.) Compresses the output of ostrip into ALPHAMAGICZ format.
 

DESCRIPTION

The ostrip command reduces the components of any object file based on the options that are specified. It is designed to work with any object file, that is, .o files, image files, and shared object files. It does not work with .a (archive) files.
 

RESTRICTIONS

None.
 

EXAMPLES

The following command strips the local symbol table and converts the object file into ALPHAMAGICZ format: ostrip -x -Z obj.o The following command produces the symbol table file osize_mm.stb and the stripped image file osize.mm: ostrip -t osize.mm The following command joins the symbol table file osize_mm.stb to osize.mm: ostrip -j osize.mm


 

SEE ALSO

strip(1), ld(1), objZ(1)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
OPTIONS
DESCRIPTION
RESTRICTIONS
EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO

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