[PATCH] config: Conditionalize on LIBDEBUGINFOD instead of DEBUGINFOD

Mark Wielaard mark@klomp.org
Tue Nov 3 17:26:07 GMT 2020

Hi Frank,

On Tue, 2020-11-03 at 12:07 -0500, Frank Ch. Eigler via Elfutils-devel
> > While packaging I noticed that we install the profiles.d files even
> > when the DEBUGINFOD_URLS is empty. I think we should avoid that.
> I think we should install them anyway.  They give a sysadmin an easy
> knob to set a systemwide default, even if the distro build didn't.

That is a good point. But I think the default setting is wrong if it
isn't actually used/setup. As the profile shell snippets are now they
define the DEBUGINFOD_URLS environment variable as an non-empty string
(although just containing spaces), which makes anything using
libdw/libdebuginfod do extra work because we have to assume there is
some server defined.

Is there a way to make it so that even if the profiles are installed
the DEBUGINFOD_URLS is not defined or is the empty string if --enable-
debuginfod-urls isn't given?



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