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

From: Quentin Rameau <>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2022 13:48:05 +0200

Hi Hiltjo,

> I don't like this.
> I'd rather have it so the Makefile respects the system or package system CFLAGS
> and LDFLAGS by default. Then someone can do: make CFLAGS="-Os" LDFLAGS="-s"
> etc.
> LDFLAGS="-s" is practically the same as calling strip and stripping it.
> It is up to the distro package/ports maintainer to strip symbols (or not).
> This can be an additional packaging step.

Allright, that's valid to me (don't thank me for my meaningful addition
to this conversation).

> As a off-topic side-note I think we removing and just having the
> Makefile is simpler too.

I think that makes a bit more obvious (maybe)
what is supposed to be configured,
and what is part of the “stock” Makefile rules.

This could also be a commented section within the Makefile though.
Received on Mon May 02 2022 - 13:48:05 CEST

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