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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: separate debug information
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 10:52:09 +0200
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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

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Paul de Vrieze
Gentoo Developer
Mail: pauldv@g.o
Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net
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