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Re: add -debuginfo packages

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 04:47:48PM +0000, Jon TURNEY wrote:
>On 21/08/2009 00:40, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> On 04/08/2009 13:58, Reini Urban wrote:
>>> Rather than stripping our exe's and dll's I suggest to strip the debug
>>> info into
>>> seperate /usr/lib/debug/path/file.dbg and package them seperately in -debuginfo
>>> packages such as with fedora.
>FWIW, attached is the patch I've been using to do this, based on Reini's
>patch, updated to address some of your concerns.
>This can, as you suggested, strip the symbols to a location outside of ${D}
>and create a single debuginfo package containing those symbols for each cygport.
>I know that support for these packages in upset and setup has been rejected by
>cgf, but it's still useful to me to keep the debuginfo for the packaged builds
>of Xwin around.

I can see why it would be useful but why do we need to change anything?
Why can't you just release a xorg-server-debuginfo package and have
people install that when you want them to collect debugging?


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