Stripped Static

This static binary is huge!

  1. What is "stripping a binary"? What are the pros and cons?

Strip the statically compiled sniffex binary with debugging off. Make sure everything works still.

  1. What did you have to do to make that happen?

Run srings, ldd, readelf, strace on the binaries

  1. What do you find? What was the difference? Is stripping a static binary worth it?