Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
strip [options] files
Remove symbols from object files, thereby reducing file sizes and freeing disk space.
Specify object format for both input and output by binary file descriptor name bfdname. Use option -h to see a list of supported formats.
Expect object format bfdname for input.
Print help message, then exit.
Delete all symbols except the specified symbol. This option may be used more than once.
Remove symbol from the source file.
Use object format bfdname for output.
Write stripped object to file instead of replacing the original. Only one object file at a time may be stripped when using this option.
Preserve access and modification times.
Strip debugging symbols.
Strip all symbols.
Remove symbols not needed for relocation processing.
Print version and exit.
Strip local symbols that were generated by the compiler.
Strip nonglobal symbols.