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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 11:43:38
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] separate debug information by "Olivier Crête"
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On Friday 02 April 2004 13:35, Olivier Crête wrote:
> Hi, > > I actually have a patch (in bug #45756) that does the job.. But there > are two problems which have thus far prevented me from pushing more on > this, first I experience bizarre brokenness with gdb 6.x (#45756).. > And second, binutils< only copies the debug section, but > not the symbols into the debug file. So using the currently stable > binutils, we have to use strip -g (and it procudes empty .debug files > if -g is not in the cflags) so its not that useful without using the > ~arch binutils (and being able to fully strip the executables).
I've got gdb-6, but have not actually used it. That it only works with testing for now is not a big problem for me.
> Also, I'd like to try to see if we could have a features where the > sources are kept for reference like redhat/fedora does with its > -debuginfo rpms. I'll check how redhat does it and if we can do > something similar when I come back from my vacation...
Basically it would require that the sources are not removed from /var/tmp/portage, and that users actually get read access to this directory. Paul - -- Paul de Vrieze Gentoo Developer Mail: pauldv@g.o Homepage: -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFAbVHkbKx5DBjWFdsRAlOGAJ4u39GS4zMDuxJl/0x82l01ftylgACgksG1 PfZTObw4k21hB92AEOi3i8U= =pyKr -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-dev] separate debug information "Olivier Crête" <tester@g.o>