strip - Removes symbols and relocation bits
strip [-V] file...
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-V [SVID 3] Displays the version number of the strip command.
The strip command removes the symbol table and any strippable subsections
of the .comment section, including compact relocation information ordi-
narily present in executable files. This is useful to save space after a
program has been debugged.
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.
>>0 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 char-
acters (single-byte or multibyte) in input parameters and files.
Determines the locale used to affect the format and contents of diag-
nostic messages displayed by the command.
Determines the location of message catalogs for processing of
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)