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Re: Building GDB 7.3.92 with MinGW
- From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu dot org>
- To: ams at gnu dot org
- Cc: gdb-patches at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:59:18 +0200
- Subject: Re: Building GDB 7.3.92 with MinGW
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- Reply-to: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu dot org>
> Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 14:25:11 -0500
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Alfred M. Szmidt)
> CC: email@example.com
> `make install' is generally the way one should install GNU projects on
> a end-user system, since that makes it possible to debug things (hence
> why CFLAGS contains -g by default); install-strip is really for people
> with little disk space.
Well, an unstripped GDB weighs in at some 47MB, which is just too
And you can't usefully debug it outside of the source tree anyway.
I normally keep the unstripped binary with the sources, but install