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

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Sat Apr 22 21:13:48 CEST 2017

On 22 April 2017 at 19:53, Patrick Gundlach wrote:
>> If you take a look at LuaTeX's build.sh, you'll notice the following lines:
>>    STRIP=strip
>>    case `uname` in
>>      Darwin     ) STRIP="strip -u -r" ;;
>>    esac
> which is now the default, a simple 'strip' should suffice to make everything work on macOS.

Thanks for figuring that out.

>> but it would be even better if the default strip command could be
>> replaced when compiling on Mac (and for Mac rather than with some
>> cross-compiler).
> on which platform are the macOS binaries built?

Since this year on 10.6 for x86_64-darwinlegacy and on 10.10 for
x86_64-darwin. (It used to be 10.6 for x86_64-darwin.)

> With which strip command?

Unless someone did anything about it, the strip command is simply
"strip", whatever that resolves to.


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