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Re: prelink on sarge - busted machine

On Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 09:52:01AM +0000, Paul Jakma wrote:
> I'll try prelink the individual libs one by one to see where it 
> starts to break ls/gtar/etc. And btw, does Debian have debug 
> packages? Binaries installed by debian are stripped, is there any way 
> to recover the stripped information? (Eg ala RPM's -debuginfo 
> packages).

Several packages (e.g., glibc) have debug enabled. In fact, all
packages should enable debug info, it is usually just stripped away.

To build a certain package with debug info, get the package (using
apt-get source), set DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS to nostrip, and rebuild.



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