Bug 76780 - "strip" utility will destroy UPX compresses executables
Summary: "strip" utility will destroy UPX compresses executables
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 81644
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: binutils
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
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Depends On:
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Reported: 2002-10-26 11:55 UTC by Joshua Jackson
Modified: 2006-02-21 18:50 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:50:02 UTC

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Description Joshua Jackson 2002-10-26 11:55:57 UTC
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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 17:02:30 UTC
Please provide a testcase.

Comment 2 Miloslav Trmac 2004-02-05 07:46:59 UTC
Bug 81644 contains a testcase.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 81644 ***

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:50:02 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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