[tlbuild] Stripping the luatex binary

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Mar 30 09:31:01 CEST 2011

On 03/30/2011 09:04 AM, Peter Breitenlohner wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2011, Philipp Stephani wrote:
>> I don't know if you already know about the stripping issue, but if
>> not, please have a look at this tracker item:
>> http://tracker.luatex.org/view.php?id=555
>> Until Taco finds a better solution, luatex should never be stripped on
>> OS X because stripping makes loading extension modules impossible.
> Hi Taco,
> that tracker item refers to build.sh but I can't find such a file in the TL
> sources.Can you clarify this?

It is in the standalone luatex distribution.

> At the moment all installed programs are automatically stripped. We could
> certainly find a mechanism to prevent that, but then only for all
> programs. However, not stripping any Mac OS X programs would seem
> somewhat extreme.


Perhaps it is just that the mac linker needs -E always?
I'll try to work something out (I do indeed have a mac), otherwise the
mac luatex users will have to wait until next year.

Best wishes,

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