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I feel like stripping the binaries should work, and if it doesn't that's a
bug. Is Go really reading the symbol table from its own binary?
Stripping works fine on a simple amd64 binary.

On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 5:00 PM, Dave Cheney wrote:

Stripping arm binaries has always generated a broken binary.

On Mon, 14 Mar 2016, 10:48 Michael Hudson-Doyle, <
michael.hudson@canonical.com> wrote:
Hi,

Currently it is the case that running 'strip' on Go binaries is not
supported, so there are bits and pieces all over Debian and Ubuntu
that disable the default stripping. But my understanding is that
currently stripping binaries does not cause any actual problems --
it's not not tested in any way by the Go project. What would it take
to "support" stripping? Add some kind of testing to ./all.bash that
stripping the binaries doesn't break things? Some kind of commitment
to look at bug reports about stripping and do something to fix them? I
can put my hand up for this last bit...

Cheers,
mwh

(AIUI gccgo is different and stripping gccgo binaries results in them
not working at all and I'm not proposing to change that)

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