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Re: Why are there no /usr/lib/debug/*.so in *-dbg packages ?

On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 07:46:21PM +0100, Raphael Bossek wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've checked many *-dbg packages and can not avow oneself
> why only /usr/lib/debian/*.a files are provided by *-dbg
> pacakges? It would be a advantage to have also *.so files
> as non-striped version for development purposes.

See dh_strip --dbg-package for the correct way to do this now.

> Is there a policy which prohebit *.so files in /usr/lib/debug ?
> What is the real reason ?
> The same is for *-prof packages. There are only *_p.a files
> but no *_p.so.

Habit, I suppose.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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