[OpenWrt-Devel] [LEDE-DEV] [PATCH] include/kernel: Do not strip kernel's Elf

Felix Fietkau nbd at nbd.name
Wed May 18 08:57:57 EDT 2016

On 2016-05-16 16:42, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
> If an image gets built as an Elf there's a chance
> it will be used by developers for debugging purposes.
> In that case it's very helpful to keep debugging info
> in that image.
> I would think that most OWRT-powered devices in production
> will use some form of binary image for booting so Elf
> flavours could be left a bit bulkier with more debug info
> inside.
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Brodkin <abrodkin at synopsys.com>
You can get the bulky one directly from the kernel source directory, and
there is definitely some value in having stripped ELF binaries as well
for devices that can load them.

- Felix
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