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Re: MiniDebugInfo support


On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 13:34:33 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-11-12 at 12:08 +0100, Martin Milata wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 11:08:41 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > > I am a little hesitant to add support for a feature that is not upstream
> > > in any of the standard toolchain/distro tools, and apparently also not
> > > used by any other distro than Fedora. Of course Fedora is often first,
> > > but it would be good to get an idea who else is going to support this.
> > > What is the reason upstream RPM and GDB haven't accepted this (yet)?
> > 
> > That is entirely understandable. Regarding RPM, I don't know. I asked
> > the author of the minidebuginfo proposal but he does not know either.
> 
> Probably best to just resubmit it and specifically ask for feedback.
> If you have a pointer to the submission and reviews of the feature from
> last time that would be appreciated.

I asked the RPM package maintainer and the situation seems to be the
same as here -- they don't want to merge it upstream until is more
widely adopted/used.

Martin

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