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* [PATCH v2] Makefile: error out invoking strip target
@ 2021-11-25 12:26 Bagas Sanjaya
  2021-11-26  7:29 ` Junio C Hamano
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 3+ messages in thread
From: Bagas Sanjaya @ 2021-11-25 12:26 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: git; +Cc: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason, Bagas Sanjaya

Now that $INSTALL_STRIP variable can be defined since 3231f41009 (make:
add INSTALL_STRIP option variable, 2021-09-05), it is redundant to have
'strip' target when $INSTALL_STRIP does the job. Error out when invoking
the target so that users are forced to define the variable instead.

Signed-off-by: Bagas Sanjaya <>
 Changes since v1 [1]:
   - use $(error) function (suggested by Ævar)
   - message rewording (suggested by Ævar)


 Makefile | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 12be39ac49..d569b5cba8 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -2159,6 +2159,9 @@ please_set_SHELL_PATH_to_a_more_modern_shell:
 shell_compatibility_test: please_set_SHELL_PATH_to_a_more_modern_shell
 strip: $(PROGRAMS) git$X
+	$(error You are about to install stripped Git binaries using 'strip' \
+target, but it is deprecated and will be removed in future version of Git, \
+define INSTALL_STRIP instead)
 ### Flags affecting all rules

base-commit: 35151cf0720460a897cde9b8039af364743240e7
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