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gcc option for producing stripped binary output

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I am trying to compile a simple c/c++ code using g++. The binary carried more information(symbols). Then I used the option -O3 to get a more optimized code but still there seems to be some information(symbols) not mandatory for the binary execution. I need to use 'strip' command to remove those information.

I felt there must be some gcc/g++ option to get this stripping as part of compilation & linking itself. Can anyone help me with this?

posted Sep 22, 2013 by Meenal Mishra

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simply add -s when linking.

answer Sep 22, 2013 by Sumit Pokharna
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