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RE: checker libs with debugging symbols

True. But I didn't say 'get rid of these symbols'. All I'd like to see
is the chance for me to install a version without symbols.

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>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Thomas Koenig [SMTP:ig25@mvmap66.ciw.uni-karlsruhe.de]
>Sent:	Friday, June 20, 1997 10:33 AM
>To:	debian-devel@lists.debian.org
>Cc:	Die Adresse des Empfängers ist unbekannt.
>Subject:	Re: checker libs with debugging symbols
>Michael Meskes wrote:
>>Sorry but I disagree here. For a user who only wants to debug his own
>>program debugging symbols in the libraries are not needed. 
>Let's take a look at the following program:
>#include <stdio.h>
>int main()
>    char buffer[20];
>    gets(buffer);
>    printf("%s",buffer);
>    return 0;
>If you feed it a line that's too long, the access violation will
>happen deep within the C library.  Without debugging symbols, it's
>hard to know wether this is a bug in the C library (and there
>could be quite a few :-) or your program.
>Thomas Koenig, Thomas.Koenig@ciw.uni-karlsruhe.de, ig25@dkauni2.bitnet.
>The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double
>logarithmic diagram.
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