[Esd-l] Quick "stripped files" question

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Sat Nov 2 13:35:01 PST 2002

On Thu, 31 Oct 2002, Chris Payne wrote:

> I've had my sanitizer running for a year+ now, and all is running
> well.  I'm running a recent release of the sanitizer now and I am
> trying to use the STRIPPED-FILES action.  But each file type that
> I add to the STRIPPED-FILES list in the text file gets DEFANGED,
> and not stripped.

That's quite odd.

One possibility: the strip list is parsed the same as the poison list,
so you need to be adding file globs, not just extension types. If you
want to strip all EXE files you need "*.exe" in the strip list, not
".exe" or "exe". 

> Do I need remove the filespec(to be stripped) from the
> MANGLE_EXTENSION listing for this to work???

No, it must be on the mangle list to be stripped.

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