Closed Bug 231504 Opened 21 years ago Closed 21 years ago

Build strips symbols despite configure-option --disable-strip

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(NSPR :: NSPR, defect)

defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED FIXED

People

(Reporter: cbiere, Assigned: wtc)

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User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; NetBSD i386; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031209 Firebird/0.7
Build Identifier: Mozilla 1.6

Although, I've configured Mozilla with --disable-strip, during the build strip
is invoked for several files.
Therefore, I can't provide backtrace with full symbol information.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. configure --disable-strip
2. make > make.log 2>&1
3. grep strip make.log

Actual Results:  
[...[
strip libnspr4.so
strip libplds4.so
strip libplc4.so

Expected Results:  
It shouldn't have stripped the files.
NSPR uses a separate build system from the rest of the app, afaik....
Assignee: nobody → wchang0222
Component: Build Config → NSPR
Product: Browser → NSPR
QA Contact: core.build-config → wchang0222
Version: Trunk → other
Attached patch Proposed patchSplinter Review
NSPR's configure script also has a --enable-strip
option, but it is incorrectly implemented.  If
you specify either --enable-strip or --disable-strip,
it sets the make variable ENABLE_STRIP to 1!

After you apply this patch, remember to regenerate
NSPR's configure script:
    % cd mozilla/nsprpub
    % autoconf

I believe you can work around this bug by not
configuring Mozilla with --disable-strip because
I think stripping is disabled by default.
Attachment #140028 - Flags: review?(bryner)
Attachment #140028 - Flags: review?(bryner) → review+
Patch checked in on the NSPR trunk (NSPR 4.5.1) and
NSPRPUB_PRE_4_2_CLIENT_BRANCH (Mozilla 1.7a).
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 21 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → 4.5.1
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