Strip symbols from win32 binaries?

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    Strip symbols from win32 binaries?

    Hi,

    is that possible like in linux with the "strip" command for example?

    Background is, I don't want any symbols visible inside an exe.

    Thanks in advance!

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    If you use MS VC just NOT specifying any debug symbol format will produce an executable without symbol information (aside obviously from DLL imports and/or exports).

    If you have gcc-mingw or similar, it comes with a strip.exe that removes symbols from the executable (presumably, at least).

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