gpstrip man page

gpstrip — discard symbols from object file


gpstrip [options] [file(s)]


The information in this man page is an extract from the full documentation of gputils and is limited to the meaning of the options. For complete and current documentation, refer to "" located in the gputils docs directory.


gpstrip discards symbols from GNU PIC object files. gpstrip is part of gputils. Check the gputils(1) manpage for details on other GNU PIC utilities.


-g, --strip-debug
Strip debug symbols.
-h, --help
Show the usage message and exit.
-k SYMBOL, --keep-symbol SYMBOL
Keep symbol.
-n SYMBOL, --strip-symbol SYMBOL
Remove symbol.
-o FILE, --output FILE
Alternate name of output file.
-p, --preserve-dates
Preserve dates.
-r SECTION, --remove-section SECTION
Remove section.
If this is set, then an option may not be parameter of an another option. For example: -o --version
-s, --strip-all
Remove all symbols.
-u, --strip-unneeded
Strip symbols not need for relocations.
-v, --version
Show the version information and exit.
-V, --verbose
Verbose mode.
-x, --discard-all
Remove non-global symbols.

See Also



Craig Franklin <>

Referenced By


2012-03-04 gputils-1.4.2 Linux user's manual