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Re: On ddebs for udebs

Hi Niels,

Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net> (2015-06-01):
> There is an existing experimental patch series for debhelper to have it
> automatically create "ddebs"[1][2].  Currently, it /also/ happens for
> udebs, which leads me to:
>  * Is it useful for you to have ddebs generated from udebs?

I don't think so.

>  * Are there limitations or tweaks that I should be aware of in
>    generating ddebs for udebs?
>    - Can build-id based debug symbols be used? etc.
> Please note that I have very little practical experience with udebs and
> how they are used.  You are doing me a favour if you assume I know less
> about udebs than you think I do. :)
>  * If you see no benefit in having ddebs for udebs, please do not
>    hesitate to let me know.  I am more than happy to disable ddebs for
>    udebs.

Please wait until some other developers have had a chance to comment,
though. ;)


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