[tex-live] Stripping LuaTeX with "strip -u -r" to allow loading modules

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sat Apr 22 10:23:23 CEST 2017

The Tex live binaries are not build from the build.sh script in the luatex distribution, please look at the svn Build/source/Build script

On April 22, 2017 5:11:32 PM GMT+09:00, Patrick Gundlach <patrick at gundla.ch> wrote:
>To George N. White III (I am not on this list, found it in the archive)
>> On MacOS El Capitan, man strip says:
>>               "When  strip  is  used  with no options on an
>> file, it checks
>>        that file to see if it uses the dynamic link editor.  If it 
>> the
>>        effect of the strip command is the same as using the -u and -r
>> options."
>you are right. Using the default ./build.sh script seems to be fine
>(for linking libraries). My observation is, that there must be
>something different done to the binary in the texlive distribution. 
>Who packs the OS X binaries into texlive? Is there any preprocessing
>step done after running ./build.sh in the LuaTeX directory? Or is the
>build script different from the original LuaTeX one?

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