Does stripping all symbols from a static library prevent linking?

  c++, linker

As far as I know, the linker’s job is to match undefined symbols in an object file with symbols defined in a static library. If found, the proper symbol definition is included into the final executable. This is the so-called symbol resolution.

So what happens if all symbols get stripped away from the static library? Does it prevent the linker to resolve symbols correctly?

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