Storing package metadata in ELF objects

Luca Boccassi bluca@debian.org
Thu May 6 11:43:13 GMT 2021


On Thu, 2021-05-06 at 03:17 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi Luca,
> 
> On Tue, 2021-05-04 at 14:43 +0100, Luca Boccassi wrote:
> > On Fri, 2021-04-30 at 19:57 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > > Is there a list of default keys (and their canonical spelling, upper-
> > > lower-Camel_Case, etc.)? If there is, could we have a "debuginfod" key
> > > with as value an URL pointing to the debuginfod server URL where the
> > > embedded build-id executable, debuginfo and sources can be found?
> > > https://sourceware.org/elfutils/Debuginfod.html
> > 
> > The "Implementation" section of the spec lists the "main" fields:
> > 
> > https://systemd.io/COREDUMP_PACKAGE_METADATA/
> > 
> > (source for that is https://github.com/systemd/systemd/blob/main/docs/COREDUMP_PACKAGE_METADATA.md )
> > 
> > Would you like to send a PR to update it and add that field?
> 
> Sorry, I don't have a github account. But attached is a patch for to
> document it and one for the package-notes generator to add an --
> debuginfod argument (maybe the distro should set a default value for
> that?) Hopefully those patches could be applied somehow.

Hi,

Thanks, opened PRs with your commits:

https://github.com/systemd/systemd/pull/19523
https://github.com/systemd/package-notes/pull/8

Yes, if the distro has a debuginfod server, it should definitely be
included.

-- 
Kind regards,
Luca Boccassi
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