[hackers] [dwm|dmenu|st][PATCH] strip the installed binary

From: NRK <nrk_AT_disroot.org>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2022 14:46:27 +0600


Was wondering why most suckless program doesn't seem to strip the
installed binary. strip (1p) is specified by POSIX so it should be

I noticed the binary size dropping a fair bit after stripping; the
following result is with vanilla/upstream Makefile and CFLAGS etc.

dwm 60K -> 50K
dmenu 42K -> 35K
st 100K -> 87K

Attached patches to strip the binary on installation for dwm, dmenu and


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