Re: Automatic Debug Packages
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 03:14:06PM +0200, Paul Wise wrote:
> I note that you plan to modify the helper tools
> (debhelper/cdbs/yada/etc). I think that you will get better coverage
> by modifying dpkg-dev instead. Have you not considered that option or
> am I missing a disadvantage of it?
AFAIK, dpkg-dev is only invoked at source-unpack and package-build time,
i.e. you need a full DEBIAN/ directory for dpkg-dev to act on.
At that time, either you have thrown away the debugging information
already (via dh_strip, e.g.), or not.
This is all AIUI.