STRIP(1) BSD Reference Manual STRIP(1)
strip - remove unnecessary information from executable files
strip [-d] file ...
The strip utility deletes the relocation information and symbol table
used by assemblers, loaders and debuggers. This significantly decreases
the size of the installed binaries and saves disk space.
The options are as follows:
-d Delete only debugging and empty symbols.
Strip exits 0 on success and 1 if an error occurred.
cc(1), ld(1), stab(5)
A strip command appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX.
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