cygport debug junk

Andrew Schulman schulman.andrew@epamail.epa.gov
Thu Jul 19 14:50:00 GMT 2012


> On 2012-07-18 17:07, Ken Brown wrote:
> > On 7/18/2012 4:57 PM, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> >> My cygport is 0.10.11-1.  I haven't run cygport in a while, and now
> >> I'm trying
> >> to compile a new package.  When I do, by default it seems that I get
> >>
> >> CC = "gcc -c -ggdb -O2 -pipe
> >> -fdebug-prefix-map=/home/ASchulma/dev/cygwin/wbox/wbox-5-1/build=/usr/src/debug/wbox-5-1\
> >>
> >> -fdebug-prefix-map=/home/ASchulma/dev/cygwin/wbox/wbox-5-1/src/wbox-5=/usr/src/debug/wbox-5-1"
> >>
> >> and the install target then creates a bunch of (IMO) debug junk in
> >> /usr/lib/debug and /usr/src/debug.
> 
> Debuginfo is not "junk". 

Sorry for the pejorative :)

> >> Is this a change that's been made recently in cygport?
> 
> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2012-07/msg00000.html

OK, thanks for the clarification.  I'll go along with it.  So is it now expected
to upload a debuginfo package at every package update, along with the binary and
source packages?  For packages built with cygport, that is.

Thanks,
Andrew.


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