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Re: Stripping Oracle Executables on UNIX

From: Vipin Gokhale <vgokhale_at_us.oracle.com>
Date: 10 Nov 92 05:11:45 GMT
Message-ID: <1992Nov10.051145.11300@oracle.us.oracle.com>

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In article <syscrc.720831313_at_gsusgi1.gsu.edu>, syscrc_at_pickle.gsu.edu
(Randy Carpenter) writes:

>Newsgroups: comp.databases.oracle
>From: syscrc_at_pickle.gsu.edu (Randy Carpenter)
>Subject: Stripping Oracle Executables on UNIX
>
>We just installed Oracle 6.0.32 on our Silicon Graphics 4d/280gtx
>running
>IRIX 4.0 (UNIX). The installation is taking up a whopping 175 MB of
>disk.
>We noticed that many of the Oracle executables are not stripped which
>is
>(probably) a waste of disk space.
>
>Is it safe to strip them or will Oracle break?
>
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>=======================================================================
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>Randy Carpenter rcarpent_at_gsu.edu % Got a
>light?
>Georgia State University (404) 651-2648 No match.
>Wells Computer Center %
>
It is safe to strip executables. Often times should the program run into un-recoverable error, we generate trace files, for which need symbol table information. I'd suggest *not* stripping atleast "oracle" executable.
Received on Mon Nov 09 1992 - 23:11:45 CST

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