PATCH: debuginfod, db size reduction

Mark Wielaard
Sat Sep 19 11:53:21 GMT 2020

Hi Frank,

On Fri, 2020-09-18 at 13:41 -0400, Frank Ch. Eigler via Elfutils-devel
> Since PR25548, we let debuginfod answer /buildid/HEX/source/PATH
> queries with both canonicalized and raw PATHs.  It canonicalizes
> incoming paths, but still stored the raw paths in the database too.
> This near-dupe storage is not needed, since the queries would always
> find the canonicalized version too, so stop doing that.  This saves
> database space/time.

This makes sense and looks good (at least as far as I understand the
code, it mimics/reverses some of what was done in commit d63a809d).



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