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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] separate debug information
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2004 08:52:13
Message-Id: 200404021052.10318.pauldv@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] separate debug information by "Olivier CrĂȘte"
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On Tuesday 16 March 2004 23:02, Olivier CrĂȘte wrote:
> Hi, > > There is a new features in gdb 6.0 and recent binutils that allows the > debug information to be stored in a separate file from the binary. > Allowing the memory benefits of stripping while keeping the debugging > abilities. > > Has anyone looked at/worked on this? If no one else is doing it, I'll > try to see if I can make it work tomorrow.
Basically to make it work we need portage support. What is needed to have the option to change to default strip step and have it create debug files instead (and link them). Then of course the CFLAGS and CXXFLAGS need to include the flags to create debug symbols. Paul - -- Paul de Vrieze Gentoo Developer Mail: pauldv@g.o Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFAbSm5bKx5DBjWFdsRAsDDAKDlkkhf/ihk4Wlw5FKgxOAMppLSYgCcDnWx PrvQPQxhjfP7wZ/PQkTuaMs= =dAW5 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list