Bug 76780 - "strip" utility will destroy UPX compresses executables
"strip" utility will destroy UPX compresses executables
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 81644
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: binutils (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2002-10-26 07:55 EDT by Joshua Jackson
Modified: 2006-02-21 13:50 EST (History)
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Description Joshua Jackson 2002-10-26 07:55:57 EDT
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Description of problem:
If "strip" is run on a UPX compressed executable, the result is a 92 byte
(useless) file.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.strip <executable_name>

Actual Results:  You get a 92 byte file as output

Expected Results:  Should not strip anything from the file... previous builds
performed as expected.

Additional info:

The following warning is issued:

strip: Warning: Output file cannot represent architecture UNKNOWN!
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2002-12-04 12:02:30 EST
Please provide a testcase.
Comment 2 Miloslav Trmac 2004-02-05 02:46:59 EST
Bug 81644 contains a testcase.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 81644 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:50:02 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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